Preliminary Data for the VasQ™ Fistula Construction Tool

A new Israeli device (available in three sizes) has been tested in 20 patients as a way to improve fistula flow and reduce hyperplasia at the anastomosis to reduce primary fistula failure. Primary patency was assessed at 1, 3, and 6 months, and there were no device-related adverse events. At the end of the study 14 of the 15 patients who required dialysis had a working fistula.

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