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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 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...
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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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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...