A 27-year-old member asked:
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what tests can be performed for an access in the arm for hemodialysis?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Angiogram: It is the best test to confirm an access function if there is a problem of flow or pressures on dialysis.
Answered on Feb 8, 2012
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience Transplant Surgery
Several: Ultra sound, fistula grams, physical examinations. It depends on what you would like to know about the access.
Answered on Aug 16, 2013

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