Dialysis catheters

There are two types of dialysis catheters. Temperory catheters and tunnelled permanent catheters. Worldwide it has become the rule to prefer tunnelled catheters for dialysis in patients in whom an AVF can’t be created. Temperory catheters can be associated with a lot of problems like infections, poor blood flow rates and narrowing of blood vessels in the chest with disastrous consequences.

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Dr.Venkatesh Rajkumar MD, DM is one of the best nephrologist. Currently, he is a consultant nephrologist with the Apollo group of hospitals in Chennai.

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