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Session 3: Percutaneous Peritoneal Dialysis Insertion Technique

12 minutes

Step-by-step demonstration and technique instruction of the percutaneous peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter insertion process.

Instruction with John Aruny, M.D.

PD Session 3 Highlights

How to insert a PD catheter percutaneously.

Explore detailed instruction of the Seldinger-percutaneous insertion technique

Walk through an in-depth percutaneous peritoneal dialysis (PD) insertion procedure using ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance. This is a full start-to-finish insertion from anesthetizing of incision location to confirming final catheter insertion in/out flow.

Session length: 12 minutes

John E. Aruny, M.D.

Interventional Radiology, Regional Medical Center
Dialysis Access Institute, Orangeburg, SC

President Elect, Vascular Access Society of the Americas (VASA)

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Explore tools and guidelines to help your staff optimize the process of procedural CPT and HCPCS code selection for peritoneal dialysis.

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