DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Taking Care of Your AV Fistula http://www.davita.com/preparing-for-dialysis/planning for a vascular access/taking-care-of-your-av-fistula/a/5035

Arteriovenous (AV) fistula is the recommended access choice for people on hemodialysis. It is important to learn how to keep your fistula healthy and functional even though an AV fistula is not as prone to infection or complications compared to other hemodialysis accesses. Read more on how to care for your AV fistula.