Hands-on training for medical, rather than surgical, juniors took centrestage at the first UK Kidney Week (UKKW; 7– 9 June, Birmingham, UK) with stations on peritoneal dialysis, central venous catheter placement using a state-of-the-art simulator, a “home-made” chicken model...
 Monnie Wasse, past-president of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN) and director of interventional nephrology at Rush University Medical Centre (Chicago, USA), talks to the next generation about the Nephrology Partnership for Advancing Technology in Healthcare...
 Nicholas Inston (Birmingham, UK) talks to Maurizio Gallieni (Milan, Italy) at EVA 2022 (24–25 June, Patras, Greece) about N-PATH—a European Union Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliance funded project that involves eight universities, the European Renal Association, and the Vascular Access Society...
 James Medcalf (Leicester, UK), UK Renal Registry medical director, tells Renal Interventions at UK Kidney Week (UKKW 2022; 7–9 June, Birmingham, UK), “This year for the first time, we had a levelling off of a number of new people...
 Robert Jones (Birmingham, UK), interventional radiologist and president of the Vascular Access Society of Britain and Ireland (VASBI), tells Renal Interventions at the Endovascular Access meeting (EVA; 24–25 June, Patras, Greece) that there are still significant untapped areas for...
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 (CX) International Symposium (26–28 April, London, UK), Andrew Holden (Auckland, New Zealand) revealed that patients...
 Nicholas Inston (consultant vascular access and renal transplant surgeon, Birmingham, UK) discusses the crucial care interventional radiologists provide for renal patients with Ian Mcafferty (consultant interventional radiologist, Birmingham, UK, and immediate past president of the British Society of Interventional...
 Nicholas Inston (Birmingham, UK) talks to CX about the challenges in creation, maintenance and salvage of vascular access in patients with end stage renal disease. Inston highlights the many innovations and technologies that have come to the forefront in recent...
 Alexandros Mallios (Paris, France) and Robert Shahverdyan (Hamburg, Germany) talk to Vascular News about some of the benefits of the Ellipsys™ Vascular Access System (Medtronic), how it compares to more traditional fistula creation techniques, and the key steps for...
 The Amplifi Vein Dilation System (Artio Medical) is an innovative device designed to dilate arm veins in preparation for arteriovenous fistula (AVF) surgery using rapid, non-pulsatile venous blood flow. Surendra Shenoy, M.D. (a vascular surgeon with specialist interest in...
 The upcoming Controversies in Dialysis Access (CiDA) meeting in Dallas, Texas is stepping up the scrutiny on the controversies and questions currently igniting the dialysis community, Bart Dolmatch (Portola Valley, USA) tells Renal Interventions at the Paris Vascular Insights...
Multidisciplinary panel of UK experts agrees on roadmap and optimal stepwise application of interventions for symptomatic AVF stenoses in haemodialysis patients. Ounali Jaffer (London, UK) talks to Renal Interventions about the team's recent publication in CVIR.
 Nicholas Inston (Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK), secretary of the Vascular Access Society (VAS) and chairman of the editorial board for Renal Interventions interviews Christoph Wanner (University Hospital Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany), president of the European Renal Association (ERA). They talk...
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 test whether regional, when compared to local, anaesthesia during arteriovenous fistula (AVF) creation will confer...
 Andrew Holden (Auckland, New Zealand) presents the latest results from the IN.PACT™ AV Access trial (Medtronic), which indicate “outstanding” target-lesion primary patency rates of 52.2% through 24 months in dialysis patients with dysfunctional arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs), offering a “highly-significant advantage” over standard...
 Ajay Kirtane (New York, USA) talks to Renal Interventions about the RADIANCE-HTN TRIO trial which compared renal denervation with a sham procedure to see whether or not renal denervation could lower blood pressure out to two months in patients...
“International practice differences exist in cannulation and dialysis provision with some approaches aiming for fistulas to suit the logistics of dialysis, rather than best long-term outcomes for the fistula and the patient” The CX 2021 Vascular Access Controversies Programme is designed to...
NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies Robert Lookstein (New York, USA; principal investigator) and Andrew Holden (Auckland, New Zealand; principal investigator) discuss the key six-month results and implications from the IN.PACT™ AV...
 A trio of vascular experts including Raphaël Coscas (Paris, France), Alexandros Mallios (Paris, France) and Kate Steiner (Stevenage, UK) discuss the key findings of the IN.PACT™ AV Access trial–which was recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
NOTE: This video is ONLY available to watch in selected countries and geographies Tobias Steinke (Düsseldorf, Germany), Matteo Tozzi (Varese, Italy) and Robert Shahverdyan (Hamburg, Germany) give their reactions to the publication in the New England Journal of Medicine...
Nicholas Inston (Birmingham, UK; moderator) is joined by Jose Ibeas (Barcelona, Spain), Panagiotis Kitrou (Patras, Greece) and Tobias Steinke (Düsseldorf, Germany), for a special Vascular News webinar called ‘WavelinQ™ 4F EndoAVF System – An attractive non-surgical AV fistula option for...

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