This comprehensive reference details the techniques for establishing vascular access for hemodialysis and other acute and chronic conditions that require access to the circulation along with peritoneal dialysis access methods.
Includes over 960 references and more than 160 tables, figures, and photographs.
Vascular Access in Clinical Practice contains the latest material on
autogenous AV fistula formation and maintenance methods
diagnosis of fistula problems prior to thrombosis
salvaging acutely thrombosed grafts
percutaneous methods of salvaging access sites
preoperative assessment of the access patient
materials used for vascular access and their healing responses
access techniques for pediatric patients
and features extensive coverage of central venous catheters including
catheter placement techniques
catheter related complications
catheter care and maintenance
Vascular Access in Clinical Practice is an essential reference for general and vascular surgeons, residents, and fellows; nephrologists; dialysis practitioners; intravenous infusion practices; and medical, physician assistant, and nursing students who have contact with dialysis and other critically ill patients.