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AV Fistula

Surveillance for New AV Fistulas

What is also known is that all AV accesses, both fistula and graft, are at some risk of developing stenosis and requiring intervention...

Empowering the Dialysis Patient to Help in Caring for Their Access

Educating patients about signs and symptoms of vascular access complications is one of the many ways dialysis providers can help empower their patients....

A Dialysis Administrator's Perspective on Vasc-Alert

“With Vasc-Alert, the staff don’t have to do anything but their job - caring for patients.”

The Dialysis Vascular Access Coalition: Advocating for Patient Care

VACs treat more than half of a million cases per year across the country in a safe, specialized, patient-preferred setting...

 

I'm A Patient: What is Vasc-Alert?

Monitoring and surveillance usage helps your caregiver make sure your access is working properly . . .

ASDIN Presentation: Vascular Access Surveillance Prolongs Access Survival

The study found that surveillance using Vasc-Alert with referrals for PTA when indicated reduces failure rate compared to...

Vascular Access — Is Your Patient Running Out of Options?

If you work as a dialysis provider long enough, you’re guaranteed to have some difficult conversations. Some of these conversations will be with family. Some of them will be with patients. Some of them will be with other . . .

What is Vasc-Alert and How Does it Work?

Vascular access dysfunction, including stenosis and thrombosis, is the leading cause of arteriovenous vascular access failure and conversion to a central venous catheter. These complications may be minimized by having proper access care, including . . . 

The Value Proposition for Improving Vascular Access Care

The major costs of access complications are triggered when a patient thromboses and then converts from an AV access to a catheter, even if only for a brief period. Besides a disruption to operations, the facility incurs real costs because of . . .