Surgery-free Dialysis Fistulas on the Horizon

Ultrasound-guided nanotechnology (Ellipsys Vascular Access System, from Avenu Medical) has been used to fuse arteries and veins to create dialysis fistulas without surgery! The 23-minute procedure worked 95% of the time in an early trial, with 90% good enough to do dialysis, less time to first cannulation—and lower infection risk and scarring.

Read the full article » | Posted 12-14-2017

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