Fistula First, K/DOQI and Documentation
Fistula First represents a collaborative initiative between the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), ESRD Networks, and relevant members of the renal community within the United States. Its origin is linked to the recognition that within the United States, most patients were not receiving the most optimal form of hemodialysis access, the hemodialysis fistula.
KeywordsK/DOQI Fistula First Catheters AV fistulas AV grafts Angioplasty Tunneled cuffed Catheters Stents
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