How To Prepare For Dialysis treatment: Selecting Modality, Fistula Surgery, and more

Episode 135: How To Prepare For Dialysis treatment: Selecting Modality, Fistula Surgery, and more. Dialysis is a common treatment for people whose kidneys are functioning poorly. Taking over the work of the failing kidneys, a dialysis machine filters out toxins from the blood in people who have end-stage renal or kidney disease. To undergo dialysis, a patient must first determine the modality, or type, of dialysis, then have a surgical procedure to create an access point for the machine. Interventional Nephrologist Dr. Qasim Butt discusses how to select the modality (the type of dialysis), getting your access surgery, recovering/healing after the fistula surgery, and more.

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Dr. Qasim Butt is a highly skilled and well rounded physician that serves the San Antonio area. He not only practices clinical nephrology, but is also a certified interventional nephrologist able to handle all issues related to dialysis access (fistulas, graft, catheters, etc.).

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IMPORTANT: I AM NOT A DOCTOR. Patients should always be under the care of a physician and defer to their physician for any and all treatment decisions. This video is not meant to replace a physician's advice, supervision, and counsel. No information in the video should be construed as medical advice. All medical decisions should be made by the patient and a qualified physician. This video is for informational purposes only and DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE PROVIDING OF MEDICAL ADVICE.

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