The use of the Gianturco intravascular stent in stenotic hemodialysis fistulas.

@article{Beathard1991TheUO,
  title={The use of the Gianturco intravascular stent in stenotic hemodialysis fistulas.},
  author={Gerald Beathard},
  journal={ASAIO transactions},
  year={1991},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={M234-5}
}
This study was initiated to investigate the use of the Gianturco intravascular stent in prolonging dialysis access graft patency after angioplasty. Stents were placed in 25 patients with follow-up to date of 0.5-8 months. The stent used was 1.5 x 3 cm and consisted of two units connected by a single strut. In Phase 1, the strut was rigid, and the stent had… CONTINUE READING