The Use of DCB for AV Fistulas: A Review of Recent Publications and Data
Bart Dolmatch, MD, FSIR
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Mountain View, California
Andrew Holden, MBChB, FRANZCR, EBIR, ONZM
Director of Interventional Radiology
Auckland, New Zealand
Robert Lookstein, MD, MHCDL
Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
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Dr. Dolmatch: Consultant—Medtronic, Inc
Dr. Holden: Clinical investigator/Advisory board member—Shockwave Medical
Dr. Lookstein: Consultant—Penumbra; Advisory Board—Boston Scientific; Medtronic
Ms. Seaman: Speakers' Bureau—Next Science
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