Tag: DCB

History warns us against “optimistic exuberance” in drug-coated balloon trials

The importance of assessing clinical trial data in an objective, balanced way has been borne out by recent history in the vascular surgery space,...

EVA meeting harnesses global, multidisciplinary experts and analysis to guide the...

Lively discussion on unmet needs and building on quiet developments in vascular access from leading surgeons, interventional radiologists, nephrologists and interventional nephrologists formed the...

New sirolimus data provide encouragement despite “potentially disappointing” efficacy results

The results of a small-scale pilot study from Asia have indicated “potentially disappointing” results with a novel drug-eluting balloon in treating dysfunctional arteriovenous access...

First time data release: View the full IN.PACT AV Access trial...

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies In a late-breaking Podium 1st presentation at the 2022 Charing Cross...

Plain balloon first and drug-eluting balloon second? The role of DCBs...

Kate Steiner (Stevenage, UK) discusses existing clinical evidence on drug-coated balloons (DCBs) in the treatment of arteriovenous access stenosis—and outlines areas where further data...

IN.PACT AV DCB “first and only” to show sustained and superior...

Medtronic has announced new randomised controlled data demonstrating the sustained and superior performance of the IN.PACT AV drug-coated balloon (DCB) compared to percutaneous transluminal...

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...

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,...
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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)...
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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...
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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...

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,...

‘Indisputable evidence’ that DCB is the “gold standard” for treating vascular...

NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies Tobias Steinke (Düsseldorf, Germany), Matteo Tozzi (Varese, Italy) and Robert Shahverdyan...
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PAVE trial finds “no evidence of a benefit” from paclitaxel-coated balloons...

There is no evidence of a benefit from additional paclitaxel-coated balloon use compared to standard balloon angioplasty alone in the context of preserving arteriovenous...