Features & Benefits

Giving You More Graft Options to Bypass Central Venous Stenosis

The Super HeRO® Adapter and Support Seal system expands upon the clinically proven HeRO Graft by allowing surgeons to utilize other standard wall and early cannulation vascular graft options.

Table 1: Early Cannulation Vascular Graft Options

Trade Name Manuf. Support Seal Required for HeRO Graft Adapter Diam. Length Wall Catalog Number
Atrium Medical Corp. NO 6mm 10cm,30cm, 50cm SW 25053, 25142, 25052
GORE® ACUSEAL2 W.L. Gore & Associates NO 6mm 40cm ECH060040A

SW = Standard Wall
General Warnings:
* The Adapter should NOT be connected to any graft other than a new graft listed in Tables 1 and 2.


Table 2: Standard Wall Vascular Graft Options

Trade Name Manuf. Support Seal Required for HeRO Graft Adapter Diam. Length Wall Catalog Number
GORE-TEX®3 W.L. Gore & Associates YES 6mm 10cm, 20cm, 30cm, 40cm, 50cm SW V06010L, V06020L, V06030L, V06040L, V06050L
IMPRA®4 C.R. Bard YES 6mm 10cm, 20cm, 30cm, 40cm, 50cm SW 10S06, 20S06, 30S06, 40S06, 50S06

A Clinically Economic Solution

HeRO Graft Cost Benets*

  • 23% average savings per year with the HeRO Graft predicted by a US healthcare model for provision of dialysis access compared to catheters5
  • Cost savings of over $3,100 (per patient/year) to the dialysis center when converting catheter-dependent patients to the HeRO Graft6
  • Lowers the number of interventions by more than 50% compared to catheters7, 8
  • Reduces device-related infections compared to catheters7 that can result in hospital admissions9, 10 projected at $23K to $56K per stay

Impact of HeRO Graft in the Era of Dialysis Provider Bundling6*

Have you incorporated the Super HeRO into your practice?

Product Product Number Description Diameter (ID) Length
Super HeRO HeRO 1000 Adapter
Support Seal
Venous Out ow Component Accessory Component Kit
6 mm – 5 mm 7.4 mm
5 mm
2.47 cm
4.50 cm
40 cm (customizable) N/A


  1. Atrium Medical Corp. Product Catalog, Vascular Grafts, Vascular Patches and Tunnelers, Dec. 2, 2011. Product Flixene® Vascular Graft, Standard Wall., downloaded on 08/29/2013.
  2. W. L. Gore & Associates. GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Graft Congurations., downloaded on 08/29/2013.
  3. W. L. Gore & Associates. GORE-TEX® Standard-walled Vascular Grafts., downloaded on 08/29/2013.
  4. C. R. Bard. Bard Peripheral Vascular 2013 Vascular Product List. S120082 Rev1., downloaded on 08/29/2013.
  5. Dageforde et al., JSR 2012.
  6. Yost and Dinwiddie, Poster Presentation at American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Meeting 2010.
  7. Katzman et al., J Vasc Surg 2009.
  8. Gage et al., EJVES 2012.
  9. Ramanathan et al, Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2007.
  10. O’Grady et al, Pediatrics Nov 2002.

HeRO Graft is classified by the FDA as a vascular graft prosthesis.
For the grafts permitted for use with the Adapter and Support Seal, refer to the graft manufacturer Instructions for Use.

*When used with HeRO 1001 and HeRO 1002, similar results are expected when used with the HeRO 1000 Adapter.

Before using refer to Instructions for Use for indications, contraindications as well as warnings and precautions.

Ordering Information

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Catalog NumberExpanded Family Name1GS1GTIN UnitGTIN CartonGTIN Shipper
HERO1001Venous Outflow Component28284008844502828471088445028284420884450282841
HERO1001AVenous Outflow Component00006008844500000691088445000006620884450000063
HERO1002Arterial Graft Component00007008844500000761088445000007320884450000070
HERO1002AArterial Graft Component00007008844500000761088445000007320884450000070
HERO1003Accessory Component Kit28288008844502828851088445028288220884450282889
HERO1003AAccessory Component Kit00008008844500000831088445000008020884450000087
HERO1004Graft Adapter00042008844500004271088445000042420884450000421
HERO1005Adapter with Support Seal00043008844500004341088445000043120884450000438
HERO1006HeRO Ally30923008844503092301088445030923720884450309234