Kidney failure is a growing epidemic, especially among patients with long-standing diabetes and hypertension.
Preoperative evaluation and careful planning on the front end is necessary for long-term success in dialysis. In fact, it is extremely important to know and understand that having the best operation first is key to long-term success. Sometimes an initial surgery may be difficult or require longer initial recovery time, but more favorable outcomes in the future may be the result.
Saint Thomas vascular surgeons work closely with kidney physicians to determine success. When complications arise.with dialysis access, Saint Thomas physicians are available for prompt intervention
Currently our Vascular Surgeons service three of our hospitals. Choose the hospital that best fits your needs: