Tag: arteriovenous fistula

haemodialysis

Arteriovenous graft use linked to venous thromboembolism risk in haemodialysis patients

In an observational cohort study of Medicare beneficiaries receiving haemodialysis, the use of an arteriovenous graft (AVG) compared with an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) was...

Intraoperative vascular mapping during haemodialysis access “should be incorporated into routine...

Intraoperative ultrasonographic venous mapping is a useful tool to evaluate vessel suitability for arteriovenous fistula (AVF) creation, Yana Etkin (Zucker School of Medicine at...
Flex Vessel Prep

VentureMed completes enrolment of Flex Vessel Prep system randomised controlled trial...

VentureMed Group recently announced that it has completed enrolment of a randomised controlled trial (RCT) titled 'Flex Vessel Prep prior to PTA for the...

Humacyte announces publication of positive long-term follow-up data from phase 2...

Humacyte today announced that five-year data from a phase 2 clinical trial of patients receiving the investigational Human Acellular Vessel (HAV) for arteriovenous (AV)...
ellipsys five-year data

Benefits of percutaneous fistula creation further bolstered by five-year Ellipsys data

The Ellipsys vascular access system (Avenu Medical/Medtronic) can be used to easily and safely create durable percutaneous arteriovenous fistulas (pAVFs) for haemodialysis—with new, long-term...
wrapsody first study

“Very encouraging” 12-month data from WRAPSODY FIRST study presented at CIRSE...

Twelve-month results from a first-in-human study of the Wrapsody cell-impermeable endoprosthesis (Merit Medical Systems) for the treatment of access circuit stenosis in haemodialysis patients...
amplifi artio

Results from first-in-human study of Amplifi vein dilation system presented at...

Preliminary clinical results from a first-in-human study assessing the Amplifi vein dilation system (Artio Medical) were presented at this year’s Vascular InterVentional Advances conference (VIVA;...
fist assist devices fa-1

Fist Assist device for focal arm massage and increased vein circulation...

Fist Assist Devices has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for use of the Fist Assist FA-1 device in the USA...

Arteriovenous fistulas contribute to higher survival of haemodialysis patients with COVID-19

A new study, published online in The Journal of Vascular Access (JVA), suggests that arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) contribute to higher survival of haemodialysis patients...
trerotola misra tan av access dcbs drug coated balloons

More mixed results for DCBs in AV access maintenance as evidence...

Additional randomised controlled data regarding the effectiveness of drug-coated balloons (DCBs) in maintaining arteriovenous (AV) access offers new evidence, but it is freighted with...
xo score scoring sheath platform

XO Score scoring sheath platform gains CE mark to treat PAD...

Transit Scientific has announced CE mark clearance for its XO Score scoring sheath platform, allowing the technology to be used in the treatment of...
high flow av fistulas

High-flow fistulas remain divisive, with uncertainty over reduction and outcomes

Discussions at this year’s Charing Cross (CX) 2021 Digital Edition (19–22 April, online) indicated that high-flow arteriovenous (AV) fistulas remain one of the more...
george smith ultrasound guidance cannulation

Ultrasound guidance shown to improve cannulation accuracy, particularly in harder-to-needle AV...

A small, randomised trial conducted in a UK dialysis unit has found that ultrasound guidance can improve cannulation accuracy—and this improvement may be most...