Arteriovenous fistula creation using the Optiflow vascular anastomosis device: a first in man pilot study.


Journal Article

Although arteriovenous fistulae are the preferred form of dialysis vascular access they continue to have significant problems with maturation failure. The Optiflow device is a sutureless anastomotic conduit which could potentially reduce surgical time and also standardize the surgical procedure. We report herein on the "First in Man" experience with the Optiflow device.

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Cited Authors

  • Manson, RJ; Ebner, A; Gallo, S; Chemla, E; Mantell, M; Deaton, D; Roy-Chaudhury, P

Published Date

  • January 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 97 - 99

PubMed ID

  • 22486998

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22486998

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1525-139X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0894-0959

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1525-139x.2012.01062.x


  • eng