Secondary Assisted Central Venous access for Haemodialysis

What is Secondary Assisted Central Venous access for Haemodialysis?

Secondary assisted central venous access is most commonly used for short-term or emergency Haemodialysis. A tube called venous catheter is inserted into a vein in the neck, ches...

How does it help?

In emergency cases, when there’s no time to prepare for haemodialysis, secondary assisted central venous access helps. The process can improve the quality of your life.

How is it done?

What are the benefits and risks of Secondary Assisted Central Venous access for Haemodialysis?

Central venous access has become a mainstay of modern clinical processes, but as with any surgery, it also has some risks associated with it.

One of the major advantages of this procedure is the aid it provides in unexpected and serious cases when there is no time to prepare for traditional haemodialysis. The process increases the chances of survival.

The risks associated with this procedure are:

  • Bloodstream infection
  • Pneumothorax
  • Thrombosis
  • Misplacement

How does Medanta provide care?

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