Tag: AV access

Not always ‘the alternative’: Are arteriovenous grafts unfairly maligned?

The arteriovenous graft (AVG) for use as a dialysis conduit is a story of innovation, disappointment, intrigue, politics and hope. A recent recalibration of...
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Early data indicate benefits of MAGIC in improving cannulation technique

Early data have indicated that a national project, dubbed MAGIC (Managing access by generating improvements in cannulation), has improved cannulation techniques of haemodialysis accesses...

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...

First-in-human study of Wrapsody cell-impermeable endoprosthesis yields “very promising” results

Merit Medical Systems has announced positive results from a prospective, observational, first-in-human study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Wrapsody—a self-expanding, cell-impermeable endoprosthesis...
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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...
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Multicentre trial of haemodialysis access strategies in older patients deemed feasible...

A multicentre clinical trial to assess arteriovenous fistula (AVF)-first and arteriovenous graft (AVG)-first access strategies in older end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on haemodialysis...

New England Journal Of Medicine publishes “outstanding” six-month IN.PACT AV Access™...

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies Robert Lookstein (New York, USA; principal investigator) and Andrew Holden (Auckland,...

IN.PACT™ AV Access trial shows improvement in patency “for the entire...

 A trio of vascular experts including Raphaël Coscas (Paris, France), Alexandros Mallios (Paris, France) and Kate Steiner (Stevenage, UK) discuss the key findings of...