When a person chooses hemodialysis as their treatment option, they see a vascular access surgeon. It is important to plan early for an access because it is needed for hemodialysis treatments. Types of Vascular Access for Hemodialysis There are three types of
Dialysis is a treatment that replaces some of the things healthy kidneys normally do. It is needed when a person’s own kidneys can no longer take care of the body’s needs. Dialysis removes waste and extra fluid from the blood.