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Drug-coated balloons for dysfunctional dialysis arteriovenous fistulas. N Engl J Med 2020; 383: 733-742.

Published: 15th October 2020

Authors: Lookstein RA, Haruguchi H, Ouriel K, Weidenberg I, Lei L, Cihlar S et al.

Conclusion

Primary patency of the target lesion after six months was higher after drug-coated (82.2 percent), than standard balloon angioplasty (59.5 per cent, P<0.001) in this study that included 330 procedures.

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