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Learn More About the Super HeRO®

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 NameManuf.Support Seal Required for HeRO Graft AdapterDiam.LengthWallCatalog Number
1
Atrium Medical Corp.NO6mm10cm,30cm, 50cmSW25053, 25142, 25052
GORE® ACUSEAL2W.L. Gore & AssociatesNO6mm40cmECH060040A

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.

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Table 2: Standard Wall Vascular Graft Options

Trade NameManuf.Support Seal Required for HeRO Graft AdapterDiam.LengthWallCatalog Number
GORE-TEX®3W.L. Gore & AssociatesYES6mm10cm, 20cm, 30cm, 40cm, 50cmSWV06010L, V06020L, V06030L, V06040L, V06050L
IMPRA®4C.R. BardYES6mm10cm, 20cm, 30cm, 40cm, 50cmSW10S06, 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*
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Have you incorporated the Super HeRO into your practice?

ProductProduct NumberDescriptionDiameter (ID)Length
Super HeROHeRO 1000Adapter
Support Seal
Venous Out ow Component Accessory Component Kit
6 mm – 5 mm 7.4 mm
5 mm
N/A
2.47 cm
4.50 cm
40 cm (customizable) N/A

References:

  1. Atrium Medical Corp. Product Catalog, Vascular Grafts, Vascular Patches and Tunnelers, Dec. 2, 2011. Product Flixene® Vascular Graft, Standard Wall. http://www.atriummed.com/EN/vascular/Documents/US%20Grafts%20Catalog.pdf, downloaded on 08/29/2013.
  2. W. L. Gore & Associates. GORE® ACUSEAL Vascular Graft Congurations. http://www.goremedical.com/acusealvg/congurations/, downloaded on 08/29/2013.
  3. W. L. Gore & Associates. GORE-TEX® Standard-walled Vascular Grafts.
    http://www.goremedical.com/contentTypeDetail.jsp?action=contentDetail&N=8096%208239&contenttype=8327&R=1234726363369, downloaded on 08/29/2013.
  4. C. R. Bard. Bard Peripheral Vascular 2013 Vascular Product List. S120082 Rev1. http://www.bardpv.com/pdfs/2013-Vascular-Product-List.pdf, 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 Name1
HERO1000SuperHeRO
HERO1001Venous Outflow Component
HERO1001VOCVenous Outflow Component
HERO1002Arterial Graft Component
HERO1006HeRO Ally