Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Multiple Roles of Lysyl Oxidase in Arteriovenous Fistula Failure|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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More than 14 000 enrolled veterans depend on an arteriovenous (A-V) fistula or other type of vascular access to receive hemodialysis and prolong their lives. The transformation of a vein to a fistula is one of the most intriguing processes in vascular biology. The desired scenario is that the fistula matures becoming a larger vessel with increased luminal area and a thicker wall. Unfortunately, A-V fistulas frequently fail (~40%) because venous stenosis compromises blood flow. We recently discov...
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