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What tests can be performed for an access in the arm for hemodialysis?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib answered

Specializes in 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 2/8/2012

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Several: Ultra sound, fistula grams, physical examinations. It depends on what you would like to know about the access.

Answered 8/16/2013

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