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19 Mar 2018

KDOQI 20th Anniversary Video Celebrates Milestone

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality...
11 Sep 2017

Banding of High-Flow Arteriovenous Fistulas Decreases Hospitalizations

Clinicians at a Fort Worth vascular access center wanted to ascertain the effects of banding their patients with...
28 Jun 2017

Study: Best Outcomes When AVF Flows Restricted to Median Range

A study published in PLOS ONE in March 2017 by clinicians from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in...
14 Jun 2017

Endovascular Catheter Is Valuable for Measuring Access Flow

Dr. Lymaris GarcÌa-Medina and colleagues from the Universitario Reina Sofia General Hospital in Murcia, Spain...
12 Jun 2017

Fistulography, Intra-access Blood Flow Measurement Correlations

The success of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in stenotic hemodialysis prosthetic grafts and autogenous...
29 May 2017

Your Hemodialysis Access: A Lifeline for a Lifetime

It only takes minutes to save your hemodialysis access, your lifeline. All you have to do is look, listen, feel and...
17 Apr 2017

An Interview with Vascular Access Coordinator Joan Covert

Joan Covert had been working as a dialysis technician when her friend told her she might be a good fit for a newly...
10 Apr 2017

Vascular Access Coordinator Interview: Forest Rawls

Forest Rawls had his first kidney care experience while serving in the U.S. Navy as a transplantation technician in...
06 Feb 2017

Why Your Dialysis Clinic Needs a Vascular Access Coordinator

Often referred to as the Achilles heel of hemodialysis, the vascular access is the lifeline of the patient —...