Table 2

Patient satisfaction

nRight radial access attemptedFemoral access attemptedP value
158154
Patients unable to answer satisfaction questions n =3019.0%4227.3%0.08
Mean access site pain after sheath insertion (1–10)1.52.7<0.001
Mean access site pain immediately after sheath removal (1–10)1.42.4<0.001
Mean access site pain after TR band removal or end of lay flat time (1–10)1.12.4<0.001
Mean back pain after TR band removal or end of lay flat time (1–10)1.34.4<0.001
Mean overall level of embarrassment (1–10)1.12.5<0.001
Mean overall level of anxiety (1–10)2.14.0<0.001
Mean overall level of discomfort (1–10)2.03.5<0.001
Mean overall satisfaction (1–10)9.79.40.005