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Gold standard dialysis proce ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor the most rapidly growing group of patients on dialysis for kidney failure. Research clearly shows an arteriovenous... in patients of any age.While use of an arteriovenous fistula improved survival compared...
Moving from a jugular to a fistula: mixed feelings by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven of the catheter lines and the dialysis is started. When I eventually got my fistula in 1997, I remember every one... When I was put on dialysis way back in 1997, I was given an AV Shunt. It was a small surgery...
Fistula infection by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven On Tuesday, dialysis ended normally. Around 10:30 in the morning however, I felt pain... and I decided to go back home. I called Dr. P. C. Gupta, the vascular surgeon who made my fistula back in 2005...
Started New Fistula on Saturday by Nathan M. Patient Expert I had another exciting dialysis treatment on Saturday. Normally, the dialysis treatment runs... if she could use one needle in my new fistula. This is the fistula that was placed above the elbow on my left arm...
Kamal on dialysis - my dialysis video by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven quite monstrous and ugly, however beautifully it works! For people not on dialysis, seeing a fistula...I had my brother take a video of me starting dialysis myself one night. A lot of editing - removing...
Fistula Perils by Nathan M. Patient Expert . I had my dialysis treatment at 6 am so that I could spend the rest of the day with Jenny. The dialysis technician that I had told me that it looked like my regular-shift technicians were using the same area of my fistula...
Back to the Fistula by Nathan M. Patient Expert Dialysis went well on Tuesday. I saw the nephrologist, and he wanted to take a look at my fistula... dialysis patients. Sorry for the tangent. The doctor asked me if I was using a catheter in my chest...
Finally Back to the Fistula by Nathan M. Patient Expert I had dialysis Tuesday night. The doctor had said last Thursday that he wanted to start using my fistula again (at least with one needle). So, I got to do my dialysis with the blood being drawn...
How many times do you have to get it done? by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I was asked this question in the pool today. It was with regard to dialysis. My fistula of course... rather than get into the details about dialysis. But then, I have not become rebellious enough to say that. "That is a fistula...
It's a boil! It's a wound! No! It's a fistula, man! by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven or a large needle." So, a fistula is what makes dialysis possible. I protect it like my life. Here is a picture of my fistula in all its glory during a dialysis treatment: You can see the two needles...

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