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what is the cpt code for creation of bresciacimino fistula for chronic hemodialysis

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Fistula? Hemodial?: Your question is confusing. Did you get a fistula formed to be cannulated for hemodialysis or are you getting hemodialysis treatment and you have some ... Read More

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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jill Edison
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Hemodialysis: You sound like you are in excellent shape. I have seen the lab value for creatinine rise a bit in some patients, not on hemodialysis. This does not me ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Harris
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
HrmodialysisSurgery : Operation connecting an artery and vein directly to allow the vein to be used for hemodialysis. No plastic out artificial material is used. The surge ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Areius: Areuis is technically a once a drug. if still having urticaria would discuss with your doctors use of other medication Would not just add prednison ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Easier on body: More frequent daily treatments make need to remove fluids less per treatment.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hemangshu Podder
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Hemodialysis: The blood from your system will be diverted to a mechine....dialysis mechine...where it will be washed ....meaning the toxic material will be removed ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney function: The decision to initiate dialysis usually is based on several factors. First laboratory testing can be performed to estimate the glomerular filtration ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Venous access use: Patients on hemodialysis need access to their vascular system to remove blood and send it to the artificial kidney (af). That can be done with an arte ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
IHD vs CRRT: CRRT is a continuous form of hemodialysis used in critically ill patients who have kidney failure and unstable blood pressure. What most people mean ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: To perform hemodialysis blood needs to pass through a artificial kidney or membrane in a hemodialysis machine.A fairly large volume needs to pass trou ... Read More
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