In this Supplement
How practitioners of dialysis access creation and intervention are improving patient outcomes while reducing system costs.
An opinion piece describing how global payment systems could potentially incentivize vascular access innovation.
By Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD
A discussion of how value in dialysis access might be achieved, the potential role of the ESRD Seamless Care Organization, and the impact of new care models on future decision making.
By Scott S. Berman, MD, MHA, FACS
Dr. David Kingsmore discusses the methods for achieving dialysis access and the challenges in obtaining better outcomes.
With David Kingsmore, MD, MBChB, FRCS
Improving Cost-Effectiveness: How Stent-Grafts Change the Natural History of the Dialysis Access Circuit
Advancing the paradigm for the treatment options of hemodialysis access grafts.
By John E. Aruny, MD; and Belinda A. Mohr, PhD
Defining clinically and economically meaningful outcomes in the new environment of value-based health care.
By Charles E. Ray, MD, PhD
How the stent-driven venous anastomosis can be used to create and maintain vascular access in challenging dialysis patients.
By Soo Yi, MD; Patricia Rosenberry, MS, BSN; and David B. Leeser, MD, MBA
Rethinking the approach to managing ESRD patients with emergent dialysis needs using early cannulation grafts.
By Karl A. Illig, MD
Leading physicians share best practices and discuss how the GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis has contributed to their practices.