Periadventitial Delivery of Simvastatin From Microparticles Attenuates Arteriovenous Fistula Outflow Vein Neointimal Hyperplasia

This activity was presented at 2020 VRIC as part of Abstract Session 1: Arterial Remodeling and Discovery Science for Venous Disease. 

Knowledge Strategy
Periadventitial delivery of simvastatin from microparticles attenuates arteriovenous fistula outflow vein neointimal hyperplasia. It provides a new option to prevent arteriovenous fistula failure.

Professional Practice Gap
In the present study, there was no assembled marker on simvastatin or microparticles, which could illustrate migration or residual dose in the outflow veins. 

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To create a virtual environment for the exchange of basic and translational vascular science that stimulates thoughtful discussion and motivates participants to discover solutions to important problems affecting vascular patients. 


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