Tag: arteriovenous fistula

Arterial diameter may help to predict AVF aneurysm progression, study suggests

A recent study concludes that arterial diameter may influence arteriovenous fistula (AVF) aneurysm progression and the interval to surgical revision. “Patients with larger arterial...
VasQ

VasQ device improves AVF creation in haemodialysis patients, JVA study reports

VasQ, a high haemocompatibility biosynthetic vascular device from Laminate Medical Technologies, could be protective against the haemodynamic modifications that occur during arteriovenous fistulae (AVF)...

Network meta-analysis finds DCB angioplasty “significantly superior” to plain balloon angioplasty...

A recent network meta-analysis shows that, in failing arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) with outflow stenosis, drug-coated balloon (DCB) angioplasty is “significantly superior” to plain balloon...

Patient-specific computation model may improve AVF maturation rates

The results of a randomised controlled trial—the Shunt simulation study—show that a new patient-specific computation model accurately calculated postoperative access flow. As flow is...
Medtronic IN.PACT AV

Six-month IN.PACT AV Access results show superiority of DCB angioplasty

Just-published six-month results of the IN.PACT AV Access study show that drug-coated balloon (DCB) angioplasty is superior to standard angioplasty for the treatment of...
VasQ external support

VasQ external support awarded breakthrough device designation by the FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated Laminate Medical’s VasQ external support for the creation of arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) in haemodialysis patients...

Enrolment of the VasQ external support US pivotal study now complete

Laminate Medical Technologies has announced the completion of enrolment into the VasQ external support US pivotal study. The study was conducted at 17 sites...
Bard Covera stent

e-PTFE covered stent demonstrates “significantly better” target lesion primary patency compared...

The results of AVeNEW, the first level one clinical study dedicated solely to the use of a covered stent designed to treat stenosis in...
breakthrough

MagicTouch AVF sirolimus-coated balloon granted FDA breakthrough device designation

Concept Medical has been granted breakthrough device designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for MagicTouch AVF, its sirolimus drug-coated balloon (DCB)...
stem cell

Promising first-time data indicate human stem cell trial is safe, prompting...

A first-in-human, phase I clinical trial using stem cells to prevent venous stenosis formation in arteriovenous (AV) fistulas yields promising results. Sanjay Misra (Mayo...
covered

Covered stent provides greater patency than angioplasty alone in AV fistulae

The Covera vascular covered stent (BD) has a superior six-month primary patency rate than standard balloon angioplasty, with an equivalent safety at 30 days,...
interim

Latest data on Lutonix and IN.PACT drug-coated balloons in AV access...

There in an increasing physician interest in exploring the role of drug-coated balloons in arteriovenous (AV) access. At the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC; 30...