No Stick Access!

Full-time access use is a sticking point (pun intended) for an artificial kidney. “Veins don’t like having plastic tubes in them,” noted Steven Ash, MD, FACP in a talk. CEO of HemoCleans Technologies LLC and Ash Access Technologies, Dr. Ash has worked on a needle-free access port for nearly 40 years. The STARgraft AV hemodialysis access graft, which causes less trauma than a catheter, has been in clinical trials since April.

Read the full article » | Posted 10-14-2019

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