The HeRO Graft is a hemodialysis access graft for patients who are catheter-dependent or approaching catheter-dependency due to the blockage of veins leading to the heart.
Compared to catheters, the HeRO Graft has:
HeRO Graft bypasses the blockage in veins and is made of two pieces:
The HeRO Graft is implanted completely under the skin (see image to the right) and is accessed like a standard graft.
The HeRO Graft may be right for you if you are:
“The HeRO Graft was kind of a relief to have available as an option, because I didn’t have many options left.”
“It gave me another chance at life.”
“Consider the HeRO Graft! Yes, there are needles involved, but the risk of infection is far less than a catheter and that is worth it to me.”