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VenoStent

VenoStent is med device and biomaterials company that is developing a smart, resorbable polymer with many biomedical applications, the first of which is as a vein wrap to reduce vein collapse in dialysis patients. While hemodialysis serves as the primary lifeline for 460,000 kidney disease patients in the US, 40-60% of their access sites collapse and fail within the first year. This increases patient mortality to 50%, a coin flip, and costs Medicare billions each year. We're here to stop that.
VenoStent is a biomaterial and med device company creating a bioresorbable shape memory polymer wrap for vein collapse in dialysis patients.

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VenoStent

2019

2019 Silver Boston

Sub industry

Medical Devices

Additional Industries
Manufacturing
Materials

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