Fistula Arm Exercises

Improve your access outcome by exercising your fistula arm before and after placement. Prior to dialysis, the exercises will increase vein size and will build up the vein after to provide muscle tone for vein stability and easier needle placement. Ask your doctor which arm will be used for your access. This is your “Access … Continued

Organ Donor Awareness

Many people who need transplants of organs and tissues cannot get them because of a shortage of donations. Of the 112,000+ Americans who are currently on the waiting list for a lifesaving organ transplant, approximately 100,000 need a kidney. The average waiting time for a kidney from a deceased donor is 3 to 5 years.  … Continued

DNA Doctors Perform 100th EndoAVF Procedure

The new, minimally invasive approach to fistulas has changed the way doctors prepare their patients for hemodialysis. DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) physicians successfully completed the 100th EndoAVF procedure at the DNA Vascular Center in Plano on January 29, 2020. Led by Interventional Nephrologist Neghae Mawla, M.D., the team at the Vascular Center is one of … Continued

Dr. Roberto Collazo-Maldonado Appointed to Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force by Governor Abbott

Dallas Nephrology Associates’ Roberto Collazo-Maldonado, M.D. received the esteemed honor of being appointed to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.  Dr. Collazo-Maldonado was one of 16 doctors statewide to receive this appointment, which was officially announced on January 27 this year. The doctors’ terms will expire at the pleasure of … Continued

Dr. Alexander Liang was recently featured in D CEO Healthcare discussing the large prominence of kidney disease, and what needs to be done to raise public awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease. CLICK TO READ: The Top Killer No One is Talking About, and the Executive Order that Could Help