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2014-06-09 12:26:27

SALT LAKE CITY, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Access Corp. today announced that the Journal Of Vascular Surgery has published the results of a 54 subject, six-month follow-up of the VWING(TM) Vascular Needle Guide that demonstrated the device's safety and efficacy (http://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(14)00764-2/fulltext). The VWING is a surgically placed vascular needle guide that is completely subcutaneous and extravascular. The VWING provides an easily palpable target for...

2013-06-28 13:10:34

Study examines survival rates linked with different dialysis procedures to access the blood Elderly patients with kidney failure may not gain the same benefits from what's considered the gold standard for accessing the blood for dialysis compared with younger patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The findings suggest that vascular access procedures should be tailored to individual dialysis patients in the...

2009-03-12 13:21:49

For chronic kidney disease patients, both young and old, arteriovenous fistulas (AV) is the top choice for maintaining access to a patients circulatory system during life-saving dialysis. An estimated 27 million people suffer from chronic kidney disease. Nearly half a million are being treated for kidney failure and need dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive. In dialysis, a machine filters the blood outside the body to rid it of toxic waste products. An AV fistulas is a connection...


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