Department of Radiology

Virtual Dialysis Access and Interventions Course

Virtual Dialysis Access and Interventions Course

  1. Saturday October 23, 2021

    1. Welcome and Introduction

      08:00 - 08:05

      Dr. Ashish Gupta, Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic

      Online

    2. Dialysis program at TOH

      08:05 - 08:15

      Dr. Pierre Antoine Brown

      Online

      Status of dialysis program at TOH at present and future vision

    3. Choosing best access – fistula first not always

      08:15 - 08:30

      Dr. Pierre-Antoine Brown

      Online

      explain how to choose best individualized dialysis access

    4. Surgical fistula creation – Old but gold

      08:30 - 08:45

      Dr. Sudhir Nagpal

      Online

      summarize types of surgical fistula and advantages

    5. Percutaneous fistula creation – are we there yet

      08:45 - 09:00

      Dr. Dheeraj Rajan

      Online

      Elaborate on literature on current status of percutaneous fistula creation

    6. Case based panel discussion (3 cases)

      09:00 - 09:30

      Dr. Dheeraj Rajan, Dr. Pierre-Antoine Brown, Dr. Sudhir Nagpal, Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic

      Online

      Apply information from session in real world

    7. Question and answer

      09:30 - 09:45

      Dr. Ashish Gupta, Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic

      Online

    8. Break and Corporate virtual exhibit visit

      09:45 - 10:00

      On your own

    9. Fistula maturation - parenting tips for fistulas

      10:00 - 10:10

      Dana Ross

      Online

      Outline monitoring of newly created fistula and identify sign of failure

    10. Fistula maturation - Balloon harder than yesterday and there will be a different tomorrow

      10:10 - 10:20

      Dr. Ashish Gupta

      Online

      Outline interventional techniques to facilitate fistula maturation

    11. Failing fistula/graft – Houston we have a problem

      10:20 - 10:30

      Sarah Hobbins

      Online

      Monitoring of mature fistula and identify sign of failure

    12. Keeping it open - does drug give your success a high

      10:30 - 10:40

      Dr. Karl Smyth

      Online

      Describe mechanism of action and outcome of drug coated balloons  

    13. Keeping it open - metal for victory

      10:40 - 10:50

      Dr. Dheeraj Rajan

      Online

      Choose best candidate, location, and stent type for failing fistulas

    14. Keeping it open – draino and snakes

      10:50 - 11:00

      Dr. Kevin O'Kelly

      Online

      Elaborate on technique and outcome of thrombolysis and thrombectomy

    15. Keeping it open – VS to the rescue (graft interposition, steal)

      11:00 - 11:15

      Dr. Sudhir Nagpal

      Online

      Explain techniques for surgical troubleshoot in mature fistula

    16. Cephalic Arch Stenosis – more than just a turn

      11:15 - 11:25

      Dr. Dheeraj Rajan

      Online

      Unique anatomy of cephalic arch and how it affects functioning of fistula

    17. Central venous stenosis – not all veins are the same

      11:25 - 11:35

      Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic

      Online

      Classify central venous stenosis

    18. Case based panel discussion (3 cases) including Q&A

      11:35 - 12:00

      Dr. Dheeraj Rajan, Dr. Sudhir Nagpal, Dr. Ashish Gupta, Dana Ross

      Online

      Apply information from session in real world

    19. Lunch and Corporate virtual exhibit visit

      12:00 - 13:00

      On your own

    20. Catheter trouble shoots - thou shalt not fail

      13:00 - 13:10

      Dr. Akshat Gotra

      Online

      Outline interventional techniques for rescuing failing catheters

    21. Infected catheter – one shoe does not fit all

      13:10 - 13:20

      Dr. Stephen Ryan

      Online

      Describe management of infected catheter

    22. Opening central occlusions – are you sharp enough

      13:20 - 13:30

      Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic

      Online

      Sharp recanalization technique, its outcome, and complications

    23. Exhausted access – when one door closes another one opens

      13:30 - 13:40

      Dr. Ashish Gupta

      Online

      List alternate access in case of peripheral venous occlusion

    24. Hero graft – “hero” or “anti-hero”

      13:40 - 13:50

      Dr. Stephen Ryan

      Online

      Summarize status and utility of Hero graft

    25. Choice of catheter – its all about the flow

      13:50 - 14:00

      Dr. Rima Aina

      Online

      Discuss available catheter types and benefits

    26. Case based panel discussion (3 cases)

      14:00 - 14:45

      Dr. Dheeraj Rajan, Dr. Stephen Ryan, Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic, Dana Ross

      Online

      Apply information from session in real world

    27. Break and Corporate virtual exhibit visit

      14:45 - 15:00

      On your own

    28. Extreme IR – this is the way (4 cases)

      15:00 - 16:00

      Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic, Dr. Dheeraj Rajan, Dr. Stephen Ryan

      Online

      Discussion of advanced IR techniques

    29. M&M - The burned hand teaches best (6 cases)

      16:00 - 16:55

      Dr. Dheeraj Rajan, Dr. Ashish Gupta, Dr. Adnan Hadziomerovic, Dr. Akshat Gotra

      Online

      Of complications and management

    30. Closing remarks

      16:55 - 17:00

      Online

      We would like to thank the following sponsors for their support in the form of an educational grant.

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