Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and intravenous cannulation

DSC_0635CKD patients are likely candidates who will probably require hemodyalisis in future. To perform a hemodyalisis an arteriovenous shunt is required.

Therefore, treating physicians must keep this thing in mind and avoid unnecessary intravenous cannulations so that good veins can be preserved for arteriovenous shunt purposes.

One should not forget the importance of hemodyalisis in CKD patients.