Administration (Materials Management)


  • 23% average savings per year with the HeRO Graft compared with catheters.1
  • Cost savings of over $3,100 (per patient/year) to the dialysis center when converting catheter-dependent patients to the HeRO Graft2
  • Reduces catheter-related infections and hospital admissions projected at $23k to $56k per stay3,4
  • Lowers interventions and associated costs by more than 50% compared to catheters5,6

Impact of HeRO Graft in the Era of Dialysis Provider Bundling2

HeRO Graft - Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow


  1. Dageforde et al., JSR 2012.
  2. Yost and Dinwiddie, American Society of Nephrology (ASN), Nov 2010.
  3. Ramanathan et al.,  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007.
  4. O’Grady et al., The Centers for Disease Control 2002.
  5. Katzman et al., J Vasc Surg 2009.
  6. Gage et al., EJVES 2012.