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Jonathan H. Segal, M.D., M.S.

Research Summary:

Research efforts focus on improving vascular access care for chronic hemodialysis patients. This includes pre-ESRD planning, efforts to understand differences in neointimal hyperplasia between autologous fistula and prosthetic grafts, and special issues related to vascular access in geriatric patients.

Link to PubMed Citations

Selected Publications:

Segal JH, Weitzel WF. Monitoring Techniques of Vascular Access. In: C. Ronco and NW Levin, ed. Hemodialysis Vascular Access and Peritoneal Dialysis Access. Basel, Switzerland : Karger, 2004.

Weitzel WF, Segal JH, Leavey SF, Saran R, Swartz RD, Messana JM. Effect of time on sensitivity and specificity of access flow in predicting thrombosis. Seminars in Dialysis,16:498-501, 2003.

Segal JH, Kayler LK, Henke P, Merion RM, Leavey S, Campbell DA: Vascular access outcomes using the transposed basilic vein arteriovenous fistula. Am J Kidney Dis, 42:151-157, 2003.

 
     
   

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