Department of Radiology

at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Interventional Nephrology

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital's Interventional Nephrology Staff

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital's Interventional Nephrology Staff

Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital’s Interventional Nephrology team works in tandem with the vascular surgery group. We use state-of-the art techniques, including fistulogram, thrombectomy, angioplasty, angiogram, venogram, tunneled dialysis catheter (insertion, exchange, removal and repair), ultrasound of access, ultrasound of renal artery stenosis with Doppler and flow guided banding.

Types of Interventional Nephrology Procedures:

  • Vascular access evaluation: Physical exam and access mapping
    (Non-invasive renal artery stenosis ultrasound)
  • Pre-operative vessel evaluation: Venogram and vessel ultrasound
  • Dialysis access management of fistula and graft
    (Treatment of stenosis and thrombosis)
  • Dialysis catheter management
    (Insertion, exchange, removal and repair)
  • Vascular access small diameter tunneled catheter
    (For patients with low kidney function who should not have picc lines)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How can I schedule an appointment?

A. Please contact your nephrologist and have them call 617-983-4888 to schedule your appointment. If you are a referring clinician, please fill out this form and fax it to 617-983-7599. For urgent appointments, please call the Nephrology Access physician on call at 617-763-6412.


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