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LINC 22: FLEX RCT With Dr Shammas: Micro-Incision Prior to PTA in Pts With AVF

Published: 07 Jun 2022

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In this short interview from LINC 2022, Dr Nicholas Shammas (Midwest Cardiovascular Research Foundation, US) sits down to discuss the findings of the FLEX RCT Trial. This single-center randomised controlled trial aimed to study the effects of micro-incisions done with Flex VP (VentureMed), a longitudinal micro-incision catheter, prior to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA). 

Discussion points: 
1. Background of This Study
2. Device Studied
3. Patient Cohort and Study Design
4. Key Findings
5. Take-Home Messages
6. Further Study Required

Recorded remotely from Davenport, 2022.


Interviewer: Jordan Rance
Videographer: Tom Green