A Solution for Life

  • Cardiovascular disease is the #1 cause of death.
  • Bypass Graft surgery restores blood flow by diverting blood around section of blocked arteries using vascular graft.
  • 1.5 million bypass surgeries performed each year worldwide, requiring >3 million grafts.
  • 80% of all implanted grafts are saphenous veins, harvested from the legs of the patient, associated to wound healing complications, pain, and high cost.
  • 50-60% of all implanted grafts fail within 10 years, requiring repeat surgery.