Fistulogram: Contrast medium is injected into the access and x-rays are taken to identify and assess blood vessels and the access.
Angioplasty: A balloon is used to open narrowed blood vessels in or near the access.
Percutaneous Thrombectomy(declot): Blood thinners and devices are used to remove clots in the access and open up the blood flow.
Permcath or vascath insertion/removal: Placing a catheter in a large vein to allow hemodialyis to be done.
For any discharge instructions, please call the Access Center at 704-971-8088 to speak to a nurse.