Vascular Access in Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Scott Berman

CRC Press
Published April 23, 2002
Reference - 448 Pages
ISBN 9780824707682 - CAT# DK1959

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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 selection
  • catheter placement techniques
  • catheter related complications
  • operative imaging
  • 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.
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