Article | November 16, 2020

Prevention Of Thrombus Accumulation On Vascular Access Products Can Have Positive Impact On Patient Outcomes And Healthcare Costs

By Alexandra Piotrowicz, Manager of Product Development, Surface Modification, Evonik

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Thrombus accumulation on blood contacting-devices such as catheters, vascular stents, or hemodialyzers, can lead to device failure or serious complications and has a significant impact on patient care, quality of life, and overall healthcare costs. The functional properties of Endexo® additive technology can modify the surfaces of blood-contacting devices to reduce adhesion and activation of blood components, thereby significantly reducing thrombus formation, associated complications, and overall costs.

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