Reference 2017-708

REF:            2017-708

Subject:        Covered stents

          

 

Request:

What is the total number of Covered stents deployed in Arterio venous (AV) fistula/graft access procedures in 2016-17?

Please note: ‘Covered stents’ are composed of fabric or graft material, such as polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), covering a metal stent. They have various clinical applications in peripheral arterial disease management. Applications include treatment of atherosclerotic disease, treatment of arteriovenous fistulae and management of failing dialysis grafts.

 

 

Response:

We do not record this information.