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Speakers from fourth Hamburg Dialysis Access Symposium highlighted

The fourth annual Hamburg Dialysis Access Symposium (23–24 September, Hamburg, Germany) was recently organised and moderated by Robert Shahverdyan (Asklepios Clinic Barmbek, Hamburg, Germany),...

Ultrasound an “objective adjunct” for cannulation that can improve outcomes and...

 Ultrasound is a powerful tool for assessing haemodialysis (HD) access for maturity, but may also be used to guide HD access cannulations and has...

ReCor Medical announces consistent reduction of blood pressure in pooled analysis...

ReCor Medical and its parent company, Otsuka Medical Devices, announced consistent and significant blood pressure-lowering results across a range of patients with uncontrolled hypertension,...

Interventional nephrology supercharged by soaring interest at 2022 vascular access and...

At the recent EndoVascular Access meeting (EVA; 24–25 June, Patras, Greece), and UK Kidney Week (UKKW; 7–9 June, Birmingham, UK), renal healthcare professionals had...

SoniVie receives FDA IDE approval for pilot study to treat hypertension...

SoniVie recently announced that on 5 May 2022 the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted investigational device exemption (IDE) approval for its REDUCED1...

Fresenius and Biim to expand usage of portable ultrasound system for...

Fresenius Kidney Care and Biim Ultrasound AS have announced an agreement to expand use of Biim's innovative ultrasound system for assisting needle cannulation prior to dialysis...

New intersocietal position statement seeks to clear up confusion over ultrasound...

Cleaning and low-level disinfection (LLD) effective against bloodborne pathogens are safe and sufficient procedures for disinfecting ultrasound transducers used in percutaneous procedures—this is according...

SCAI releases proceedings from expert consensus roundtable on renal denervation treatment...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released a proceedings document outlining the possible role of renal denervation (RDN) as a therapeutic...
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ERA-EDTA announces name change following late-breaking clinical data at 2021 congress

Fresh evidence on the usefulness of sonography to ease the burden of lung congestion in haemodialysis patients and “promising data” on a long-awaited targeted...
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Plastic cannulas offer useful new option in toolbox for renal nurses

Despite currently being less commonly used than metal needles in haemodialysis access, particularly in Europe, plastic cannulas offer a “useful new tool in the...
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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...