All 14 patients had bilateral temporary subclavian vein dialysis catheters and failed upper extremity arteriovenous access
Timing of nephrologist referral and arteriovenous access
use: the CHOICE Study.
An example of overuse in the chronic kidney disease (CKD) population might be when arteriovenous access
surgeries are performed under general anesthesia when the surgery could be safely done using regional anesthesia instead (Malinzak, & Gan, 2009; Sahin et al.
Medical and surgical unsuitability for arteriovenous access
creation Total unsuitability Medical Surgical unsuitability unsuitability Step 1 37 n/a Step 2 3 4 * Total unsuitability n = 44 * n = 40 n = 4 * Two patients experienced primary failure and were deemed surgically unsuitable for any further AV access surgery Table 4.
The poster presentation, entitled "Safety of Vascugel([R]) Treatment after the Creation of Arteriovenous Access
," will be presented by Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, M.
High brachial artery bifurcation: clinical considerations and practical implications for an arteriovenous access
How often are patients referred to a vascular access surgeon for arteriovenous access
surgery and refused to have the surgery because he or she had not received adequate education and was not fully convinced of the need for the surgery?