Clinical Studies

Lower Extremity Bypass Using Bovine Carotid Artery Graft (Artegraft): An analysis of 124 Cases with Long-Term Results

Philip Lindsey, Angela Echeverria, Mathew Cheung, Elias Kfoury, Carlos F. Bechara, Peter H. Lin
World Journal of Surgery, Published online: 17 August 2017
DOI:10.1007/s00268-017-4161-x

Bovine Carotid Artery Xenografts For Hemodialysis Access

Danielle M. Pineda, MD, Matthew J. Dougherty, MD,Michael C. Wismer, BA, Chelsea Carroll, DO, Samuel Tyagi, MD, Douglas A. Troutman, DO, and Keith D. Calligaro, MD
Journal of Vascular Surgery – Volume 65, Number 6, June 2017

Bovine Carotid Artery Biologic Graft Outperforms Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene for Hemodialysis Access

Isibor Arhuidese, MD, MPH, Thomas Reifsnyder, MD, Tasnim Islam, BA, Omar Karim, MD, Besma Nejim, MD, MPH, Tammam Obeid, MD, Umair Qazi, MD, MPH, and Mahmoud Malas, MD, MHS
Journal of Vascular Surgery – Volume 65, Number 3, March 2017

Hemodialysis Arteriovenous Fistula as First Option not Necessary in Elderly Patients

Jie Cui, MD, David Steele, MD, Julia Wenger, MPH, Tatsuo Kawai, MD, PhD, Fengyong Liu, MD, Nahel Elias, MD, Michael T. Watkins, MD, Zubin Irani, MD
Journal of Vascular Surgery,  Volume 63, Issue 5, Pages 1326–1332, May 2016

A Prospective, Randomized Comparison of Bovine Carotid Artery and Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene for Permanent Hemodialysis Vascular Access

Peter T. Kennealey, MD, Nahel Elias, MD, Martin Hertl, MD, Dicken S.C. Ko, MD, Reza F. Saidi, MD, James F. Markmann, MD, PhD, Elizabeth E. Smoot, MS, David A. Schoenfeld, PhD, Tatsuo Kawai, MD, PhD

Journal of Vascular Surgery, Volume 53, Issue 6, Pages 1640-1648, June 2011.

Bovine Carotid Artery (Artegraft) as a Hemodialysis Access Conduit in Patients Who Are Poor Candidates for Native Arteriovenous Fistulae

Michael Harlander-Locke, Juan Carlos Jimenez, Peter F. Lawrence, Hugh A. Gelabert, Brian G. Derubertis, David A. Rigberg, and Steven M. Farley Division of Vascular Surgery, Gonda (Goldschmied) Vascular Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, October-November 2014 48: 497-502

Analysis of 855 Upper Extremity Fistulas Created Using a Standard Protocol: The Role of Graft Extension to Achieve Functional Status

Bassan J. Allan, M.D., Enrique R. Perez, M.D., Marwan Tabbara, M.D.
From the DeWitt-Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.
The American Surgeon 2013: 79:625-629

AV Fistula Salvage with Artegraft

Dr. Jose Zamora II, Renal Transplant and Vascular Access surgeon at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, shares his techniques for AV Fistula Salvage with Artegraft.

Renewed Interest in Bovine Heterograft for Vascular Access: A Comparison Between Polytetrafluoroethylene and Bovine

Casandra A. Anderson, M.D., Mark D. Odand, M.D., Chad J. Richardson, M.D., Art L. Ney, M.D., Brent Nykamp, M.D., Gregory Ausmus, M.D. and Richard T. Zera, M.D.

Revisiting Bovine Carotid Artery Grafts for Dialysis Access- Early and Mid Term Results of a Comparative Analysis PTFE and Bovine Carotid Artery Conduits

Raghunandan L. Motaganahalli, M.D., James R. Mark, Pawel T. Dyke, Melissa Grammer and Paul G. Garvin, M.D. Vascular Surgery, St. Louis University Hospital (MO)
Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society