The use of C-arm to perform PTA is almost the mainstream in the treatment of dialysis access, but those patients with an allergy to the contrast agent and poor renal function will make the doctors have some scruples when they injected the contrast agent. Therefore, Therefore, Dr. Hiroaki Haruguchi from Japan will share his profound experience in ultrasound-guided treatment.
The usefulness of ultrasound for vascular access management, and ultrasound guided intervention therapy for vascular access stenosis and obstruction
Name: Hiroaki Haruguchi
Medical Category: Vascular access surgeon
Clinical specialty: Dialysis access treatment, Hemodialysis
Director of Haruguchi vascular access clinic
Part-time Lecturer, Department of Nephrology Surgery, Tokyo Women's Medical University
Councilor of Japan Dialysis Medical Association
Certified surgeon of the Japanese Surgical Society
In the past, it was generally considered that the use of C-arm to perform PTA can be safer. However, as radiation risk doubts and the number of an allergic to contrast agent is gradually increasing. Since 2008, Dr. Hiroaki Haruguchi has begun to use ultrasound-guided to perform PTA. With technical advancement and accumulation of experience plus the advancement of the instrument, there are more than 95% of the operations have been completed under the ultrasound-guided! How did he do it? Don’t miss it.
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