Permanent venus access


What are the major challenges for permanent venous access? Is it the risk of infection? If yes, what kind of infection we mean? Blood infection or skin/tissue infection?


You may want to read Module 8 about vascular access on the Kidney School website. It describes the complications that can occur with vascular access for HD. You can download the module or work through it to get an action plan and completion certificate. There’s also an audio version.