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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Alternative graft materials for hemodialysis access.
The company's lead product, the Dialock Hemodialysis Access System, is a totally implantable device directed at the growing hemodialysis market.
Hemodialysis access graft stenosis: percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.
Surgical procedures included spinal (33%), hepatic resection (14%), peripheral arterial bypass (23%), arteriovenous graft formation for hemodialysis access (18%), and skin graft after burn wound excision (12%).
Canadian Hemodialysis Access Coordinators Group (CHAC)--Current co-chair for the CHAC.
Clinical measurement of blood flow in hemodialysis access fistulae and grafts by ultrasound dilution.
Despite the Fistula First Catheter Last Initiatives (End Stage Renal Disease National Coordinating Center, 2016) and the Kidney Dialysis Outcome Quality Indicators (National Kidney Foundation, 2015), the prevalence of CVCs as a hemodialysis access remains high (Saran et al.
2 February 2010 - US clinical-stage company Pervasis Therapeutics Inc said yesterday it has reached an agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the design of a pivotal Phase III trial for Vascugel, an investigational new drug for the prevention of hemodialysis access graft failure.
This was part of The Hemodialysis Access Initiative for the Ministry of Health in Ontario.