In this Supplement
Fistula Creation, Maintenance, and Overall Patient Management
By JD Meler, MD
By Dheeraj Rajan, MD, FRCPC, FSIR, FACR
Experts discuss challenges and concerns that dialysis patients face, decisions surrounding the type of vascular access, how to improve the dialysis patient’s experience, and the role of endoAVFs in patient satisfaction.
With Alejandro Alvarez, MD; and Charmaine Lok, MD
Considering future options and analyzing current application in predialysis patients, basilic and brachial vein fistulas, and conditioning poor veins.
By Nicholas G. Inston, PhD
Experience-based insights of initiation and adoption of endoAVF creation using the WAVELINQ™ EndoAVF System.
With Alejandro Alvarez, MD; Aurang Z. Khawaja, MD; and George L. Mueller, MD
Multidisciplinary experts weigh in on the effect of endovascular therapy in Europe.
With JM Abadal, MD, PhD, EBIR; Lamprini G. Balta, MD; Raphaël Coscas, MD, PhD; and Geert Maleux, MD, PhD
Endovascular Treatment of Dysfunctional Vascular Access: From Fundamentals to an Algorithmic Approach
Choosing the ideal device for the right location in dialysis access management.
By Panagiotis M. Kitrou, MD, MSc, PhD, EBIR; and Dimitrios Karnabatidis, MD, PhD, FCIRSE
Formulating a strategy to manage neointimal hyperplasia for dysfunctional AV fistulas in clinical practice.
By Theodore F. Saad, MD
Improving the outcomes of PTA for hemodialysis access circuit stenosis with the FLAIR® Endovascular Stent Graft, FLUENCY® PLUS Stent Graft, and COVERA™ Vascular Covered Stent.
By Bart Dolmatch, MD, FSIR
A discussion of the economic benefit of drug-coated balloons and covered stents and the current economic challenges of treating AV access patients.