Table 2: Outcomes among patients treated with Slender versus Standard sheath during coronary angiography or percutaneous coronary intervention.

Valid casesSlender sheathStandard sheathP

Maximal pain, NRS
 During sheath insertion947 (95%)1 (0-3)2 (1-3)0.02
 During the procedure956 (96%)2 (1-4)2 (1-4)0.30

No conversion to femoral access999 (100%)436 (87%)451 (90%)0.16

Use of verapamil999 (100%)5 (1.0%)9 (1.8%)0.28
 Cumulated verapamil, mg.55 (5-5)5 (5-5)

Use of analgesics999 (100%)109 (22%)93 (19%)0.20
 Cumulated fentanyl, μg.20250 (50-99)50 (50-80)0.92

Use of sedative998 (99.9%)132 (27%)124 (25%)0.54
 Cumulated midazolam, mg.2561.5 (1.2-2.5)1.5 (1.0-2.5)0.92

Reverse Barbeau test858 (86%)0.52
A342350
B6963
C138
D58

Number of catheters used997 (99.8%)2 (2-3)2 (2-3)0.55

Number of sheaths used996 (99.7%)1 (1-1)1 (1-1)0.06

Time to hemostasis, min.916 (91.7%)125 (101-165)129 (103-161)0.96