Access for Dialysis : Surgical and Radiologic Procedures, Second Edition book cover
2nd Edition

Access for Dialysis
Surgical and Radiologic Procedures, Second Edition

ISBN 9781570596278
Published January 1, 2002 by CRC Press
444 Pages 572 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This publication is intended as a guide to common diagnostic, operative and percutaneous techniques used in creating and maintaining vascular access for hemodialysis. When writing the text, the authors have focused on surgeons in training, fellows, interventional radiologists and clinically active nephrologists. Dialysis nurses and other clinicians involved in the care of end stage renal disease and dialysis patients will also greatly benefit from this handbook. This 2nd edition of the text contains expanded sections on ESRD, access surveillance and surgical and diagnostic devices, as well as new sections on peritoneal and dual lumen catheter placement, commonly used drugs and dialysis, hemo- and peritoneal dialysis techniques and CPT and ICD coding for statistical and billing purposes. These changes reflect the highly technical nature of clinical management in this evolving specialty.

Table of Contents

Vascular access surgery - general considerations; primary arterio-venous fistulas (PAVF); PTFE bridge grafts; radiologic interventions for vascular access; vascular access considerations for the nephrologist.

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