Arteriovenous Fistula Creation Using the Optiflow Vascular Anastomosis Device: A First in Man Pilot Study
Article first published online: 4 APR 2012
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Seminars in Dialysis
Volume 26, Issue 1, pages 97–99, January/February 2013
How to Cite
Manson, R. J., Ebner, A., Gallo, S., Chemla, E., Mantell, M., Deaton, D. and Roy-Chaudhury, P. (2013), Arteriovenous Fistula Creation Using the Optiflow Vascular Anastomosis Device: A First in Man Pilot Study. Seminars in Dialysis, 26: 97–99. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-139X.2012.01062.x
- Issue published online: 24 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 4 APR 2012
Although arteriovenous fistulae are the preferred form of dialysis vascular access they continue to have significant problems with maturation failure. The Optiflow device is a sutureless anastomotic conduit which could potentially reduce surgical time and also standardize the surgical procedure. We report herein on the “First in Man” experience with the Optiflow device.