BD’s Peripheral Intervention business focuses on being at the forefront of developing innovative medical devices that solve the challenges of healthcare professionals and improving the quality of patients’ lives. This session will focus on the Venovo™ Venous Stent System, which is designed to restore blood flow in leg veins, and the WavelinQ™ EndoAVF System, a nonsurgical AV fistula creation option.
Julie Huffer and her physician, Dr. Shammas, underwent surgery utilizing the Venovo™ Venous Stent System to restore blood flow in her leg. Julie was diagnosed with an iliac vein compression after experiencing swelling and pain in her leg. Julie and Dr. Shammas will discuss the diagnosis, procedure, and results of treatment.
Christine Hernandez, a WavelinQ™ EndoAVF patient, advocated for her AVF creation after hearing about a non-surgical option to create her AVF. Christine will talk about her journey through the entire process, from researching the endoAVF procedure, to screening for candidacy, to the procedure, and finally cannulation.