Reference 2017-708

REF:            2017-708

Subject:        Covered stents




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.




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