arteriovenous graft


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ar·te·ri·o·ve·nous graft

(ahr-tēŕē-ō-vēnŭs graft)
A synthetic tube that connects an artery to a vein.
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The HUMANITY AV Access Trial sponsored by Humacyte is investigating an arteriovenous graft made from a bioengineered human acellular vessel (or HAV) instead of plastic or other material.
Vascular accesses available for HD include arteriovenous fistula (AVF), arteriovenous graft (AVG), central venous catheters (CVC), both temporary and permanent (Permacath) that can provide adequate HD, however each of them have their limitations and advantages.
The Designation is for a broad array of vascular accesses for patients with end-stage renal disease, including placement of an arteriovenous graft or arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis and revisions to existing accesses.
Table 1 Risks, Benefits, and Self-Care Requirements of Different Types of Hemodialysis Access Dialysis Access Description Central Venous * Centrally inserted Catheters (CVC) catheter Arteriovenous Graft * Biological or (AVG) synthetic graft bridging the artery and vein.
What's next after fistula first: Is an Arteriovenous graft or central venous catheter preferable when an Arteriovenous fistula is not possible?
PRT-201 will also be studied for its ability to improve outcomes after arteriovenous graft (AVG) surgery by prolonging the time that AVGs can be used for chronic hemodialysis without the need for corrective procedures or replacement.
A clinical update on the management of infected arteriovenous graft (AVG) access for the hemodialysis patient.
In August, the company completed patient enrollment for its two Phase II clinical trials of Vascugel[R] in human subjects with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) who require arteriovenous fistula (AVF) and arteriovenous graft (AVG) access for hemodialysis.