Early Access for Hemodialysis

A unique nanofibrous vascular access graft

Initiation of dialysis within<br/> 24 hours post-implantation
Initiation of dialysis within
24 hours post-implantation
Immediate self-sealing
Immediate self-sealing
Minimal infection risk
Minimal infection risk

AVflo™ is a superior alternative
when considering a vascular access for hemodialysis

  • Rapid hemostasis in less than 3 minutes
  • No bleeding from suture line
  • No weeping
  • Rapid tissue integration
  • No hematoma, seroma or pseudoaneurysm formation

AVflo™ nanofibrous structure

  • Responds to the pulsatile pressure wave
  • Makes the graft flexible and easy to work with
  • Makes the graft easy to detect and puncture
  • Reduces compliance mismatch between graft and vein

The nano-fibers are pushed
aside when the needle is inserted,
returning to their previous
position when the cannulation
needle is removed.

Needle inserted Needle inserted
AVflo
Needle removed Needle removed

Patency and Infection Rates

AuthorGraftPrimary Patency
(1 year)
Secondary Patency
(1 year)
Infection Rate
FerraressoAVfloTM56%*81%0%
YlmazAVfloTM71.4%80.9%0%
KaratepeAVfloTM50%75%4.16%*
MatsubaPU44%79%4.34%
GlickmanPU51%85%5.6%
SchildePTFE (FlixeneTM)49%-6.06%
MaythamePTFE (AcusealTM)46%64%16%
AitkenePTFE (AcusealTM)32.4%40.5%16.2%
ScherePTFE58%79%-
ChiangePTFE (FlixeneTM)34%51%20.2%

Ferraresso M., et al., J Vasc Access 17 (3), 210-214, 2016

* Both primary and secondary patency level remained steady at 2 years.

Product Configurations

Product Configurations

Straight

Straight

for linear implantation

Length: 20cm; ID: 6mm

Length: 30cm; ID: 6mm

Length: 40cm; ID: 6mm

Center coiled

Center coiled

for centered U-bend implantation

Length: 35cm; ID: 6mm
Coiled section: 8cm

Length: 40cm; ID: 6mm
Coiled section: 8cm

Off-center coiled

Off-center coiled

for off-centered U-bend implantation

Length: 35cm; ID: 6mm
Coiled section: 8cm

Length: 40cm; ID: 6mm
Coiled section: 8cm

AVflo™ is made of medical grade biocompatible polyurethane.
AVflo™ is a CE-marked AV Access and Vascular Graft.