Session 3

Session 3

2:00-4:00 PM

Moderator(s): 

2:00     Progress in Tackling Barriers to Home Dialysis in the United States  

2:30     Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Home Dialysis  

3:00     Early Nephrologist Performance in the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System 

4:00     Break 

Vascular Access

Vascular Access

2:00-4:00pm

Moderator(s):

  • Are Buttonholes Making a Comeback? 
  • Can I Cannulate this Access?  
  • Understanding Machine Access Flow Studies – When Do You Refer for Further Workup? 
  • Embracing, Tolerating, or Forbidding Central Venous Catheters on Home HD 

Tools of Trade: Impact of HD Technology on Patient Outcomes

Tools of Trade: Impact of HD Technology on Patient Outcomes

2:00-4:00pm

Moderator(s): 

  • Monitoring Lung Congestion: What Can We Learn from the CHF Model? 
  • Clinical Significance of Achievable Reductions in B2 M levels – Are We Making a Difference? 
  • Expanded Hemodialysis and Clinical Outcomes  
  • An Update on iHemo 

 

PD Fundamentals – PD access

PD Fundamentals – PD access

2:00-4:00pm

Moderator(s): 

  • Is There an Ideal PD Catheter?    
  • What’s the Best PD Catheter Insertion Technique: Surgical Laparoscopy vs Percutaneous Insertion and Patient Selection 
  • Practical Approach to Trouble Shooting a Malfunctioning PD Catheter  
  • PD Catheter Exit Site Care: Best Practices 
  • The Embedded PD Catheter: Why and When?