Tag: AVF

dialysis

Stable incidence and survival of AVFs seen in long-term study of...

Despite an older dialysis population, the proportion and survival of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) in Danish dialysis patients has not changed over a 39-year period....

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...
amplifi viva 2021

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 fa-1 device

Global FACT trial reports significant superficial arm vein dilation with FA-1...

Fist Assist Devices has just announced completion of the FACT trial, which evaluated the use of an intermittent pneumatic compression device, model FA-1, to...
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...

Multidisciplinary UK panel agrees roadmap and optimal interventions for symptomatic AVF...

Multidisciplinary panel of UK experts agrees on roadmap and optimal stepwise application of interventions for symptomatic AVF stenoses in haemodialysis patients. Ounali Jaffer (London,...

Does anaesthetic technique during AV fistula creation influence long-term successful outcomes?

The largest randomised controlled trial comparing long-term surgical outcomes between two different anaesthetic techniques, the ACCESs study, has just launched in the UK, to...
fist assist fa-1 device

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...
magictouch avf

Concept Medical provides update on IMPRESSION trial to evaluate MagicTouch AVF

Concept Medical has provided an update on the progress of the IMPRESSION (sirolimus-coated balloon angioplasty versus plain balloon angioplasty in the treatment of dialysis access dysfunction)...

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...
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...
Robert Jones in the IR suite

Balloon angioplasty in critical time window central to endovascular success for...

Tackling the main culprit, stenosis in the arteriovenous anastomosis and outflow veins, with balloon angioplasty before it is “too late” can boost maturation rates...
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...

Vascular Therapies announces clinical results from phase 3 randomised multicentre clinical...

Vascular Therapies recently announced results from its phase 3 clinical trial in which Sirogen showed encouraging arteriovenous fistula (AVF) outcomes in elderly end-stage renal...
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...