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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002271-01A2
Title: Point of Care Elastographic Sonoangiography (eSA)
Principal Investigator:

William F. Weitzel

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $234,580
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,099,920
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

ABSTRACT Our nation’s veterans are at a high risk for developing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with rates of mortality and morbidity that are extremely high. CKD progressing to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is a disabling condition resulting in patients requiring hemodialysis thrice weekly to maintain life. Functional independence on hemodialysis requires a reliable and well-functioning vascular access to connect to the dialysis machine for treatments. Vascular access is crucial to the treatment...



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