hemodialysis access


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access

 [ak´ses]
a means of approaching something.
arteriovenous access the usual type of vascular access, connecting an artery and a vein, usually in the arm.
hemodialysis access (vascular access) the means by which hemodialysis apparatus is connected to blood vessels; the most common type is arteriovenous access. Other types include venovenous access and types of fistulas and shunts.
venovenous access vascular access via a tube that begins at a vein and ends at a vein, used in hemodialysis and continuous venovenous hemofiltration.

hemodialysis access

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as functionality of a dialysis access site. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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About the everlinQ endoAVF System The everlinQ endoAVF System is designed to create an AV fistula for hemodialysis access using a minimally invasive approach.
This unique construction inhibits blood leakage following suturing of the vascular graft or after the repeated needle cannulations necessary for hemodialysis access treatments.
Currently there are no percutaneous AV fistula hemodialysis access methods approved for commercial use by United States Food and Drug Administration.
The Centros hemodialysis access catheter employs Curved Tip[TM] Catheter Technologythat is designed to provide higher blood flow and lower recirculation.
Similar to the first two CVP Summits, which were held in 2013, the event will examine treatment strategies for durable hemodialysis access in cases of central venous pathology, with an emphasis on treatment algorithms to both preserve and salvage central veins.
We often encounter calcified and resistant lesions in peripheral vessels and in hemodialysis access interventions," commented Robert L.
The GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft is the first and only vascular graft of its kind on the market approved for hemodialysis access and the treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).
AngioDynamics Rolls Out Centros, a Hemodialysis Access Catheter
Similar to the April CVP Summit, the November event will examine treatment strategies for durable hemodialysis access in cases of central venous pathology through an interactive, data-driven and clinically-focused didactic and hands-on wet lab practicum.