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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International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Florence 2020
30 August - 2 September 2020
Florence, Italy

Association for Vascular Access (AVA) Annual Scientific Meeting 2020
12- 15 September 2020
Denver CO, USA


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28 May 2019
Building stronger vascular access research collaborations with Japan
On Monday 20th May, several of the AVATAR team, including Prof Claire Rickard, Dr Gillian Ray-Barruel, Assoc Prof Ama...
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