1. Drug-coated balloon angioplasty was superior to standard angioplasty for stenotic lesion treatment in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas.
2. Drug-coated balloon angioplasty was shown to be noninferior to standard angioplasty for adverse events.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)
Study Rundown: Arteriovenous (AV) fistulas are given preference over central venous hemodialysis catheters during hemodialysis...
1. The risk for avoidable hospitalizations, a marker for access to and quality of ambulatory management of disease, increased after young patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) transitioned from pediatric to adult care.
2. Among young patients who always received their ESRD treatment at adult facilities, the risk...