Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching And Research


Making Vascular Access Complications History

Vascular access device insertion can be difficult and painful. And after insertion, 25% to 50% fail due to infection, blockage, dislodgement or vessel damage. Our goal is to make vascular access complications history.

AVATAR undertakes committed scientific work to improve health services and patient outcomes, to rigorously and independently test products and practices, and to promote local and global networks.

We strive to eliminate ineffective practices and replace them with innovative solutions, providing patients with a better healthcare experience and saving global healthcare providers hundreds of millions of dollars.

Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching and Research

Events Coming Up

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AVA 2019 Association for Vascular Access Annual Scientific Meeting
4-7 October 2019
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, NV, USA

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World Congress of Intensive Care
11-18 October 2019
Melbourne, Australia

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Vessel Health and Preservation: The Right Approach for Vascular Access

Posted on 25 June 2019
Vessel Health and Preservation: The Right Approach for Vascular Access, edited by Dr Nancy Moureau, has just ...
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