Fistula First? Fistula Second?

January 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

The significant adverse effects on both morbidity and mortality of a tunneled dialysis catheter (TDC) are well-known. Despite these known adverse outcomes, 80% of patients in the United States initiate hemodialysis with a TDC. An arteriovenous [read more...]

An Update on Peritoneal Dialysis

October 5, 2015 // 2 Comments

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is the main form of renal replacement therapy (RRT) performed in the home environment.  The number of patients treated with PD in the United States continues to rise as a result of multiple factors, including economic [read more...]