“Every problem has a solution; it may sometimes just need another perspective.” He relates this to the chronic kidney disease and AV access community in an effort to help the audience understand that although there are and have been previous solutions we must continue to explore and expand further.
Vasc-Alert recently had the opportunity to connect with a couple of doctors who are paving the way for improved vascular access management in the dialysis community. Check back to see some of the work they are doing to help dialysis patients have healthy, viable vascular accesses.
The work of Dr. Omar Davis at the Interventional Nephrology Specialists Access Center in Memphis, Tennessee and Dr. Ari D. Kramer at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System are allowing patients to receive better dialysis treatments through improved AV access options and better maintenance and repair to existing accesses.
Stay tuned to learn about their impressive work.
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