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A 27-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
Angiogram: It is the best test to confirm an access function if there is a problem of flow or pressures on dialysis.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Transplant Surgery 21 years experience
Several: Ultra sound, fistula grams, physical examinations. It depends on what you would like to know about the access.

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