Practical Guide to Surgical and Endovascular Hemodialysis Access Management: Case Based Illustration by Jackie Pei Ho

Practical Guide to Surgical and Endovascular Hemodialysis Access Management: Case Based Illustration

byJackie Pei Ho, Kyung J Cho, Po-Jen Ko;Sung-Yu Chu;Anil Gopinathan

Kobo ebook | December 8, 2015

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The renal failure and hemodialysis dependent population is increasing worldwide. Hemodialysis access is the life-line of these patients. Hemodialysis access related surgical and interventional procedures form a major demand to the healthcare services in many developed and developing countries. As such, the proper clinical decision, planning and performance of these procedures will greatly benefit the hemodialysis patients and reduce unnecessary healthcare costs.

This book is a practical guide for clinicians and nurses creating, treating or managing hemodialysis accesses for renal failure patients. Basic principles to manage common or difficult situations of hemodialysis access are discussed and illustrative clinical cases are shown as examples. This book is an essential reading material for healthcare professionals in their early phase of developing the hemodialysis access program, while providing useful tips and tricks to established clinicians that will broaden their armamentarium.


  • General Principles of Hemodialysis Access Creation (Jackie P Ho)
  • Algorithm of Assessment and Planning of Hemodialysis Access Creation in Challenging Conditions (Jackie P Ho)
  • Creation of Vascular Access (Jackie P Ho)
  • Challenges in Tunnelled Catheter Insertion (Anil Gopinathan)
  • Assessment of Vascular Access Maturity and Long Term Performance (Jackie P Ho)
  • CO2 Angiography: Application and Caution (Kyung J Cho)
  • Strategies to Assist Fistula Maturation and Successful Use for Hemodialysis (Jackie P Ho)
  • Endovascular Salvage for Failing Hemodialysis Access (Jackie P Ho)
  • Endovascular Salvage for Thrombosed Hemodialysis Access (P J Ko and S Y Chu)
  • Surgical Management for Failing and Failed Hemodialysis Access (Jackie P Ho)
  • Strategies for Central Vein Obstruction (Kyung J Cho)
  • Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Steal Syndrome (Jackie P Ho)
  • Management of Aneurysm, Pseudoaneurysm and Infective Complications of Hemodialysis Access (Jackie P Ho)
  • Vascular Access for Desperate Situations (Jackie P Ho)
  • Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach for Optimal Hemodialysis Access Care (Jackie P Ho)

Readership: Surgeons, physicians, interventionists and nurses managing hemodialysis access.
Key Features:

  • This book provides an overall principle of hemodialysis access management strategy, discussion and illustration on various hemodialysis access creation and maintenance, review of treatment for various challenging access conditions
  • The authors are vascular surgeons and intervention radiologists dedicated to hemodialysis access service. This book has a comprehensive coverage of surgical and intervention management of various conditions of hemodialysis access
  • This book consists of large number of clinical photographs, schematic diagrams, operative and interventional images, and clinical decision flow chart for easy reading and understanding
Title:Practical Guide to Surgical and Endovascular Hemodialysis Access Management: Case Based IllustrationFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 8, 2015Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814675369

ISBN - 13:9789814675369

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