Hemodialysis Access Interventions: An Asian Perspective

  • Farah G. Irani
  • Bien-Soo Tan
  • Manish Taneja
  • Richard Lo
  • Kiang Hiong Tay


The prevalence of end stage renal disease (ESRD) in Singapore is high, and is on an upward trend due to the high incidence of diabetes and an aging population. The crude rates (CR) for ESRD incidence increased from 213.2 per million population (pomp) in 1999 to 295.3 pomp in 2006 [1].


Asian Stent Angioplasty Thrombectomy Body habitus Maturation Thrombolyais 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farah G. Irani
    • 1
  • Bien-Soo Tan
    • 2
  • Manish Taneja
    • 2
  • Richard Lo
    • 2
  • Kiang Hiong Tay
    • 1
  1. 1.Interventional Radiology Center, Department of Diagnostic RadiologySingapore General HospitalSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyInterventional Radiology Center, Singapore General HospitalSingaporeSingapore

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