Product Value—GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Graft
Clinical and economic value in dialysis access
The GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Graft provides economic value by reducing the overall incidence of central venous catheter (CVC) sepsis and related costs due to fewer CVC-dependent days.
By allowing earlier removal or avoidance of a CVC for hemodialysis patients, it can reduce fatal infections due to CVC complications1 and lower the costs of treating CVC sepsis by earlier removal of a CVC.1-3
Connect with one of our Corporate Account Directors to learn more about the value Gore can deliver to your healthcare institution.
Contact us >
A Handbook for Health Care Professionals
Read perspectives from value analysis professionals who share their thoughts regarding the importance of effective collaboration, paradigm shifts with determining value, and the critical focus on the future of healthcare.
Download the handbook >
INDICATIONS FOR USE: GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Grafts are intended for use as a vascular prosthesis in patients requiring vascular access.
CONTRAINDICATIONS: A. DO NOT use the GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Graft in patients with known hypersensitivity to heparin, including those patients who have had a previous incident of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) type II. B. DO NOT use GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Grafts as a patch. If cut and used as a patch, GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Grafts may lack adequate transverse strength.
Refer to Instructions for Use at eifu.goremedical.com for a complete description of all applicable indications, warnings, precautions and contraindications for the markets where this product is available. RXOnly
* Cost savings of $3,169 per patient with avoidance of 18.5 CVC-dependent days.
- GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Graft [Instructions for Use]. Flagstaff, AZ:W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc;2016.MD141588.
- Ravani P, Palmer SC, Oliver MJ, et al. Associations between hemodialysis access type and clinical outcomes: a systematic review. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2013;24(3):465-473.
- Mohr BA, Trovillion PJ, Economic value of preventing central venous catheter sepsis infections with early cannulation arteriovenous grafts (ECAVGS) compared to non-ecavgs. Presented at the ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting; May 16-20; Philadelphia, PA. Value in Health 2015;18(3):A42.PMD26.