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Permanent haemodialysis catheter

Badreddine Ben Kaab, Rania Kheder, Héla Jbali, Wided Smaoui, Madiha Krid, Lamia Raies, Lilia Ben Fatma, Souméya Béji, Med Karim Zouaghi, Fatma Ben Moussa
BACKGROUND: Vascular access is a basic and essential tool required for performing renal replacement therapy in end stage renal disease. AIM: To study the indications of tunneled catheter (KTT) in hemodialysis (HD), identify complications related to the use of KTT and contributing factors, assess the survival and performance of the technique. INTRODUCTION: The making of a vascular access is an angular piece for adequate HD and in good conditions...
December 2015: La Tunisie Médicale
Jessica Kasza, Rory Wolfe, Stephen P McDonald, Mark R Marshall, Kevan R Polkinghorne
AIM: There remains debate on which dialysis modality offers better survival outcomes for patients. We compare the survival of patients undergoing home haemodialysis (HD) with a permanent vascular access, facility HD with a permanent vascular access, facility HD with a central venous catheter or peritoneal dialysis. METHODS: We considered adult patients from the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry who commenced dialysis between 1 October 2003 and 31 December 2011...
October 2016: Nephrology
Felix Burkhalter, Michelle Clemenger, San San Haddoub, Jacqueline McGrory, Nora Hisole, Edwina Brown
BACKGROUND: Although, Pseudomonas exit-site infection (ESI) is recognized as a major complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) with high risk of catheter loss due to refractory/recurrent infection or peritonitis, there is remarkably little literature about treatment outcomes. International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis guidelines advise the use of one to two antibiotics; in addition, we change standard exit-site care by stopping prophylactic mupirocin and starting regular use of gentamicin 1% cream...
December 2015: Clinical Kidney Journal
R Hemachandar
BACKGROUND: Vascular access is the key in successful management of chronic haemodialysis (HD) patients. Though native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is considered the access of choice, many patients in our country initiate haemodialysis through central venous catheter (CVC). There is paucity of data on vascular access in haemodialysis patients from southern India. AIM: Aim of the present study was to review our experience of vascular access in Haemodialysis patients (both central venous catheters and arteriovenous fistula) and to assess its success rate and common complications...
October 2015: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
E N Manafov, V A Batrashov, O G Sergeev, S S Yudaev
The presence of a permanent vascular access (PVA) is the pledge of successful treatment of patients being on chronic haemodialysis (CD). Creation and maintenance of a functioning PVA is the priority task of vascular and endovascular surgeons, nephrologists and specialists of haemodialysis departments. According to the KDOQI guidelines, the most preferable type of PVA is a native arteriovenous fistula (AVF). As an alternative it is possible to use a synthetic prosthesis for creating an arteriovenous shunt (AVS) or implantation of a central venous catheter (CVC)...
2015: Angiologii︠a︡ i Sosudistai︠a︡ Khirurgii︠a︡, Angiology and Vascular Surgery
Hareeshan Nandakoban, Ananthakrishnapuram Aravindan, Tim Spicer, Govind Narayanan, Noemir Gonzalez, Michael Suranyi, Jeffrey K W Wong
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of the presence of tunnelled vascular catheter (TVC) on physician referral and surgeon review and operating patterns and ultimately time of creation of permanent haemodialysis (HD) access. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of TVC and arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) databases in 2010. Physician referral time and surgical time to operation were compared between patients commencing HD with TVC and a control group who commenced HD with AVF...
January 2016: Journal of Vascular Access
Claudia Praehauser, Tobias Breidthardt, Cora Nina Moser-Bucher, Thomas Wolff, Katrin Baechler, Thomas Eugster, Michael Dickenmann, Lorenz Gurke, Michael Mayr
BACKGROUND: The American Fistula First Breakthrough Initiative currently aims for a 66% arterio-venous fistula (AVF) rate, while in the UK, best practice tariffs target AVF and arterio-venous graft (AVG) rates of 85%. The present study aims to assess whether these goals can be achieved. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective cohort study on patients who initiated haemodialysis from 1995 to 2006. Outcomes were the final failure-free survival of the first permanent access and the type of second access created...
August 2012: Clinical Kidney Journal
Yeoungjee Cho, Sunil V Badve, Carmel M Hawley, Stephen P McDonald, Fiona G Brown, Neil Boudville, Philip Clayton, David W Johnson
BACKGROUND: There has not been a comprehensive examination to date of peritoneal dialysis (PD) outcomes after temporary haemodialysis (HD) transfer for peritonitis. METHODS: The study included all incident Australian patients who experienced peritonitis between 1 October 2003, and 31 December 2011, using Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry data. Patients were grouped into three categories: Interim HD, Permanent HD and Never HD based on HD transfer status after the first peritonitis...
October 2014: Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation
Per Ivarsen, Johan V Povlsen
Late referral of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and unforeseeable deterioration of residual renal function in known CKD patients remain a major problem leading to the need of unplanned start on chronic dialysis without a mature access for dialysis. In most centres worldwide, these patients are started on haemodialysis (HD) using a temporary tunnelled central venous catheter (CVC) for access. However, during the last decade, increasing clinical experience with unplanned start on peritoneal dialysis (PD) right after PD catheter implantation has been published...
December 2014: Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation
Ozgür Ciftçi, Murat Günday, Aytekin Güven
Subclavian venous obstruction is a disorder that arises more frequently today, due to the increased frequency of vascular interventions. It may affect one or both of the subclavian veins. When bilateral, it complicates the implantation of several devices that are preferably installed via the upper-extremity veins. Among these are pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators, catheters for haemodialysis, and even port catheters. In this study, we present a patient with symptomatic Mobitz type II AV block, who was planned to undergo a pacemaker implantation...
August 2013: Acta Cardiologica
Maria Fysaraki, George Samonis, Antonis Valachis, Eugenios Daphnis, Drosos E Karageorgopoulos, Matthew E Falagas, Kostas Stylianou, Diamantis P Kofteridis
OBJECTIVES: Infection is a common cause of death among hemodialysis patients. The study investigated incidence, risk factors, clinical features and outcome of bloodstream infections (BSIs) in haemodialysis patients. METHODS: The records of haemodialysis patients from 1999 to 2005 were reviewed. Risk factors were investigated by multivariate analysis. RESULTS: There were identified 148 bacteremic episodes, in 102 patients. The BSI rate was 0...
2013: International Journal of Medical Sciences
Rafael Pérez-García, Inés Palomares-Sancho, José I Merello-Godino, Pedro Aljama-García, Jesús Bustamante-Bustamante, José Luño, Francisco Maduell-Canals, Angel L Martín-de Francisco, Alejandro Martín-Malo, Eduard Mirapeix-i-Vicens, Manuel Molina-Núñez, Manuel Praga-Terente, Ciro Tetta, Daniele Marcelli
Observational study of patients on hemodialysis (HD) in FMC® Spain clinics over the years 2009 and 2010. The data were collected from the EuClid® database, implemented in the clinics of FMC®, which complies with the following feature: record online, compulsory, conducted in patients incidents and that it covers the entire population on HD in these clinics. Its aim is to understand the characteristics of patients and treatment patterns, comparing them with other studies described in the literature and in order to improve their prognosis and quality of life...
2012: Nefrología: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española Nefrologia
Yalcin Solak, Osman Koc, Abduzhappar Gaipov, Orhan Ozbek, Zeynep Biyik, Mehdi Yeksan
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2012: BMJ Case Reports
Vlatko Rumenjak, Marina Brajković-Bralić, Vesna Varlaj-Knobloch, Dubravka Orsanić-Brcić, Ivana Brajković, Davor Marinković, Mia Knobloch
Assessment of serum biomarkers that are useful in stratification of early mortality and cardiovascular risk is very important in the treatment of patients on chronic haemodialysis. This study examined the relationship between high sensitivity cTnI and NT-proBNP according to glomerular filtration rates and vascular access (native AV-fistula or permanent catheter) in patients on haemodialysis. Concentrations of hs-cTnI and NT-pro BNP were increased in 35% and 100% of patients. According to their residual renal function, patients were divided in three groups: oligoanuric; diuresis 0...
October 2011: Acta Medica Croatica: C̆asopis Hravatske Akademije Medicinskih Znanosti
Wesley N Hayes, Alan R Watson, Nichola Callaghan, Elizabeth Wright, Constantinos J Stefanidis
BACKGROUND: European and U.S. guidelines emphasise that permanent vascular access in the form of arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) or grafts (AVG) are preferable to central venous catheters (CVC) in paediatric patients on long-term haemodialysis. We report vascular access choice and complication rates in 13 European paediatric nephrology units. METHODS: A survey of units participating in the European Pediatric Dialysis Working Group requesting data on type of vascular access, routine care and complications in patients on chronic haemodialysis between March 2010 and February 2011...
June 2012: Pediatric Nephrology: Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association
Ruchir Chavada, Jen Kok, Sebastiaan van Hal, Sharon C-A Chen
BACKGROUND: Fungal peritonitis is a serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy with the majority of patients ceasing PD permanently. The aims of this study were to identify risk factors and clinical associations that may discriminate between fungal from bacterial peritonitis. METHODS: We retrospectively identified episodes of fungal peritonitis from 2001-2010 in PD patients at Liverpool and Westmead Hospitals (Australia). Fungal peritonitis cases were matched in a 1:2 ratio with patients with bacterial peritonitis from each institution's dialysis registry, occurring closest in time to the fungal episode...
2011: PloS One
Eyo Effiong Ekpe, Udeme Ekirikpo
BACKGROUND: Introduction of dialysis has prolonged the lives of end-stage renal disease patients. To maintain these patients on long term dialysis, permanent vascular access procedures capable of allowing flow of >200ml of blood/minute, are required. Without permanent vascular access, patients are subjected to repeated attempts for cannulation to provide temporary vascular access during every session of haemodialysis, risked with numerous vascular access related complications. The objective of the study was to analyse the problems of vascular access in our new dialysis centre and plan intervention...
2010: Pan African Medical Journal
V Bednárová, Z Hrusková, V Motán, M Neprasová
Three methods can be used to treat chronic renal failure - haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and renal transplantation (from a living donor or transplantation of a cadaver kidney). In 2009, 5,763 patients were treated with haemodialysis in the Czech Republic, while peritoneal dialysis was used in just 8% (458) of patients. This low number of peritoneal dialyses may be due to the still high number of chronic renal failure patients who come to dialysis centres "offthe street". Following acute initiation of haemodialysis, these patients are usually retained on haemodialysis...
July 2011: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
A Quori, E Baamonde-Laborda, C García-Cantón, M M Lago-Alonso, A Toledo-González, E Monzón-Jiménez, D Jiménez-Díaz, M Checa-de-Andrés, J Molina-Cabrillana
BACKGROUND: Bacterial infections pose a major challenge to risk management activities in the area of chronic haemodialysis, as vascular access-related infections are the main cause of mortality among these patients. METHODS: Prospective surveillance study lasting 7 months (March-September, 2008) at two haemodialysis units in a district health area Gran Canaria, Spain. We used the methodology proposed by CDC´s Dialysis Surveillance Network. RESULTS: 1545 patients/month were recorded, 60...
2011: Nefrología: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española Nefrologia
V I Belokonev, A A Egin, D G Proshin, I V Zotkin, A S Vladimirov, V M Sukhorukova, I N Kolesnik
Over the period from 2004 to 2009, we performed a total of 18 procedures aimed at forming a permanent vascular access in diabetic patients on programmed haemodialysis. Of these, an arteriovenous fistula (AVF) was created in eight patients and a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) graft was implanted in ten subjects. We than carried out a comparative assessment of the permanent vascular accesses (PVA) prepared based on AVF versus those based on PTFE graft. The assessment criteria were as follows: time interval between the operative intervention and the commencement of the haemodialysis procedure via the PVA, the duration of the functioning and adequate amount of blood flow the PVA provides during the haemodialysis procedure, the presence of antebrachial ischaemia symptoms, as well as infectious complication rates...
2010: Angiologii︠a︡ i Sosudistai︠a︡ Khirurgii︠a︡, Angiology and Vascular Surgery
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