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Alpharetta Office: 4040 Old Milton Parkway, Suite 200, Alpharetta, Georgia 30040
Johns Creek Office: 6300 Hospital Parkway, Suite 375, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Cumming Office: 407 East Maple Steet, Suite 101, Cumming, Georgia 30040
Roswell Office: 1357 Hembree Road, Suite 240, Roswell, Georgia 30067
Lawrenceville Office: 761 Walther Road, Suite 300, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046
Telephone: 770.771.5260
Fax: 770.771.5269

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Dialysis access maintenance

Dialysis access is an entranceway into your bloodstream that lies completely beneath your skin and is easy to use. The access is usually in your arm and allows blood to be removed and returned quickly, efficiently, and safely during dialysis.

Creating the access portal is a minor surgical procedure. There are two types of portals placed completely under the skin:

  • Fistula: Which is constuced by the physician by joining an artery and a vein.
  • Graft: Which is a man-made tube, consisting of plastic or other material, that the physician inserts under the skin to connect an artery to a vein.

North Atlanta Vascular Clinic & Vein Center is here to give you the best diagnosis and care for all your vascular conditions.

North Atlanta Vascular Clinic & Vein Center has Five Convenient Locations