Society Meeting Presentations

33rd Annual Western Vascular Society Meeting, September 22-25, 2018
Comparison of Bovine Carotid Xenograft Versus Expanded Polytetrafluorethylene Grafts for Forearm Loop Hemodialysis Access
Benjamin Colvard, Kedar Lavignia, Vy T. Ho, Nathan Itoga, Anahita Dua, E John Harris, Matthew Mell, Manuel Garcia-Toc. Stanford University Hospitals, Stanford & San Jose, CA
Journal of Vascular Surgery, Volume 68, Number 3, September 2018
Secondary patency was significantly better with BCA compared with ePTFE and had similar infection rates in 57 forearm loop grafts.

Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, June 21-22, 2018
Bovine Carotid Graft as a Conduit in Arterial Trauma
Brendon Reilly, Raphael Blochle, James Lukan, Linda Harris, Maciej Dryjski, Monica S. O’Brien-Irr, Sikandar Z. Khan. University of Buffalo, NY
Journal of Vascular Surgery, Volume 67, Number 6, June 2018
BCAG is a suitable choice for blunt or penetrating traumatic arterial injuries when autologous tissue is not available, either owing to time constraints or absence of suitable conduit. There were no cases of graft or wound infection.

Vascular Access Society of the Americas (VASA) Symposium, May 2-3, 2014

Dr. Zamora abstracts from 2014 VASA Symposium on AV Fistula Salvage with Novel Patch-Wrap Technique. (PDF)

Dr. Leeser abstracts from 2014 VASA Symposium on Use of the Artegraft in Salvage of Arteriovenous Fistulas for Dialysis. (PDF)

Vascular Access Society of the Americas (VASA) Symposium, May 9-11, 2012

Dr. Marwan Tabbara, Vascular Access surgeon at the University of Miami Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital, presented on the topic, “Achieving Functional Status within 3.5 Months after Creation of Upper Extremity Arterio-venous Fistulas Using a Standardized Protocol.”

Dr. Jose Zamora II, Renal Transplant and Vascular Access surgeon at Sharp Memorial Hospital, presented on the topic, “A Novel, Adjustable and Reversible Banding Procedure for Artegraft.”

Philip T. Alexander, MD, Vascular Surgeon at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, presented on the topic, “The Use of Collagen Vascular Graft in Hemodialysis Access.”


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