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Peritoneal Dialysis Access: Catheters and Placement
Baxter National Live Event: Peritoneal Dialysis Access: Catheters & Placement

Date: Wedneday, Feburary 26, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Embassy Suites Omaha-La Vista/Hotel & Conference Center
12520 Westport Parkway, La Vista, NE  68128
Parking: Complimentary parking lot
Meal: Dinner will be served
Speaker: John H. Crabtree, MD
Chair, PD University for Surgeons 
International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis-North America 
Visiting Clinical Faculty, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension 
Harbor-University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Torrance, CA
Presentation Topic: Peritoneal Dialysis Access: Catheters & Placement
Peritoneal access is a key aspect in technique survival and successful PD therapy. The history of peritoneal access outcomes, peritoneal catheter
morphology and proper implantation techniques are discussed in this presentation.
Upon completion of this session, you will be able to:
  • Differentiate between the various catheter types
  • Make informed decisions regarding catheter selection
  • Identify best demonstrated practices in catheter implantation techniques
  • Recognize unique situations that warrant a customized access for specific needs of the patient and/or program
Upon registering, you will receive an email with all relevant information. In the mean time should you have any questions regarding this event, please reach out to
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Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time to allow for on-site sign-in.
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