Table of Contents

Introduction.
Fistula First, K/DOQI and Documentation.
The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Pattern Study (DOPPS): Lessons for Interventionalists.
Controversies in Vascular Access Monitoring and Surveillance.
Clinical Relevance of Vascular Access Monitoring and Surveillance.
Molecular Mechanisms of Hemodialysis Graft Failure.
The Vascular Access Coordinator.
The Procedure Room, Equipment and Radiation Safety.
Patient Considerations and Preparation.
Patient Monitoring, Sedation and Post-Procedure Care.
Sterile Technique.
Contrast Agents.
Dialysis Catheters.
Dialysis Grafts Versus Fistulas.
Commonality of Interventions in AV Accesses.
Interventions in Dialysis Grafts.
Interventions in Dialysis Fistulas.
The Immature or Failure to Mature Fistula.
Cephalic Arch Stenosis.
Central Venous Interventions.
Hemodialysis Access Interventions: An Asian Perspective.
Pediatric Hemodialysis Interventions.
Puncture Site Management.
No Remaining Venous Access.
Radiologic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion and Troubleshooting.
Complications and Possible Solutions.
On-Label, Off-Label, Misconceptions and Devices that Do not Work.
Publications of Hemodialysis Interventions: What Is Relevant?.
Interesting Cases.