Tag: arteriovenous fistulas

Experimental gel shows promise in aiding creation and development of arteriovenous...

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB; Birmingham, USA) and US firm Endomimetics are working to develop a long-sought-after, effective therapy that...
fistula non maturation

Combination therapies and dynamic AVFs among options that may solve fistula...

Arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) are widely considered to be the holy grail in dialysis access, providing a more long-term solution than synthetic arteriovenous grafts (AVGs)...
amplifi veith 2021

Amplifi vein dilation system demonstrates “encouraging” clinical results in haemodialysis access

Artio Medical has announced that full results from its first-in-human clinical study of the Amplifi vein dilation system were presented at the 2021 VEITHSymposium...

IN.PACT AV DCB sustained “superior” effectiveness in subgroups with high reintervention...

Several subgroups of patients treated with the IN.PACT AV drug-coated balloon (DCB; Medtronic) for arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) demonstrated a “statistically significant” higher rate of...

Bluegrass Vascular announces Medicare decision to assign New Technology Ambulatory Payment...

Bluegrass Vascular Technologies (Bluegrass Vascular) announced today that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalised a new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding...
fist assist devices fda

Fist Assist device achieves significant perforator vein dilation for improved endoAVF...

Fist Assist Devices has announced that data associated with the p-FACT cohort, a subset of the recently completed, non-significant risk Fist Assist clinical trial...
amplifi vein dilation system

Artio Medical completes enrolment of first-in-human trial investigating Amplifi vein dilation...

Artio Medical announced today it has completed enrolment in its first-in-human study evaluating the Amplifi vein dilation system. In the study, five patients were treated...
oversized balloon angioplasty

Oversized balloon angioplasty technique safe and effective for AV fistula maturation

A retrospective analysis published in the Journal of Vascular Access (JVA) has shown that the oversized balloon angioplasty technique to assist arteriovenous (AV) fistula...
treating steal syndrome

Treating steal syndrome: Symptoms, flow rate and anastomosis location all key...

When it comes to treating steal syndrome, the extent to which the dialysis patient in question is displaying symptoms—as well as their flow rate...