Abigail Falk

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The natural history of tunneled hemodialysis catheters removed or exchanged: a single-institution experience
    Ahmad I Alomari
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:227-35. 2007
  2. ncbi Optimizing hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula maturation
    Abigail Falk
    American Access Care, New York, NY, USA
    J Vasc Access 12:1-3. 2011
  3. ncbi Use of the femoral vein as insertion site for tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    Abigail Falk
    American Access Care, 200 Boston Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:217-25. 2007
  4. ncbi Use of the brachiocephalic vein for placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    Abigail Falk
    American Access Care, Medford, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:773-7. 2006
  5. ncbi Maintenance and salvage of arteriovenous fistulas
    Abigail Falk
    Access Ambulatory Center, Brooklyn, New York 10025, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:807-13. 2006
  6. ncbi Conversion of temporary hemodialysis catheters to permanent hemodialysis catheters: a retrospective study of catheter exchange versus classic de novo placement
    Abigail Falk
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Dial 18:425-30. 2005
  7. ncbi Tenecteplase in the treatment of thrombosed hemodialysis grafts
    Abigail Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:472-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Conversion of temporary hemodialysis catheters to tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Nephrol 63:209-14. 2005
  9. ncbi Efficacy of reteplase in poorly functioning hemodialysis catheters
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nephrology, The Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Nephrol 61:47-53. 2004
  10. ncbi Treatment of "swing point stenoses" in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulae
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Clin Nephrol 60:35-41. 2003

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi The natural history of tunneled hemodialysis catheters removed or exchanged: a single-institution experience
    Ahmad I Alomari
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:227-35. 2007
    ..To track the natural history of tunneled hemodialysis catheters requiring removal or exchange at a single institution...
  2. ncbi Optimizing hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula maturation
    Abigail Falk
    American Access Care, New York, NY, USA
    J Vasc Access 12:1-3. 2011
    ..To review why hemodialysis fistulas fail to mature and how percutaneous techniques can salvage them...
  3. ncbi Use of the femoral vein as insertion site for tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    Abigail Falk
    American Access Care, 200 Boston Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 18:217-25. 2007
    ..To determine the outcome of tunneled hemodialysis catheters inserted through the common femoral vein...
  4. ncbi Use of the brachiocephalic vein for placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    Abigail Falk
    American Access Care, Medford, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:773-7. 2006
    ..CONCLUSION: Placement of brachiocephalic catheters for central venous access is safe and provides an alternative access in patients with internal and external jugular vein occlusion...
  5. ncbi Maintenance and salvage of arteriovenous fistulas
    Abigail Falk
    Access Ambulatory Center, Brooklyn, New York 10025, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:807-13. 2006
    ..To describe the number and type of percutaneous interventions required to promote maturation and maintain patency of hemodialysis fistulas...
  6. ncbi Conversion of temporary hemodialysis catheters to permanent hemodialysis catheters: a retrospective study of catheter exchange versus classic de novo placement
    Abigail Falk
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Semin Dial 18:425-30. 2005
    ..Thus conversion of a temporary HD catheter to a tunneled catheter using the same venous insertion site is safe, does not increase the risk of infection, and allows conservation of other central venous access sites...
  7. ncbi Tenecteplase in the treatment of thrombosed hemodialysis grafts
    Abigail Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 28:472-5. 2005
    ..Primary patency rates at 30, 90, and 180 days were 62%, 50%, and 33%, respectively. TNKase, used in this fashion, may be comparable to alteplase and reteplase for safe and effective thrombolysis of PTFE dialysis grafts...
  8. ncbi Conversion of temporary hemodialysis catheters to tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Nephrol 63:209-14. 2005
    ..To determine the feasibility and clinical outcomes of conversion of temporary to tunneled hemodialysis catheters using the same venous insertion site...
  9. ncbi Efficacy of reteplase in poorly functioning hemodialysis catheters
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nephrology, The Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Nephrol 61:47-53. 2004
    ..This is a retrospective study of reteplase efficacy for restoration of flow in occluded and poorly functioning hemodialysis catheters...
  10. ncbi Treatment of "swing point stenoses" in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulae
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Clin Nephrol 60:35-41. 2003
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  11. ncbi Thrombolysis of clotted hemodialysis grafts with tissue-type plasminogen activator
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai-NYU Medical Center, New York 10029-6574, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 12:305-11. 2001
    ..However, this technique precludes imaging of the outflow veins before treatment, so that grafts entering diffusely diseased veins may need to be closed after successful lysis...
  12. ncbi The multidisciplinary approach to hemodialysis vascular access at the Mount Sinai Hospital
    Joseph A Vassalotti
    Nephrology Division, Box 1243, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 71:94-102. 2004
    ..The use of arteriovenous fistulas in the Mount Sinai outpatient hemodialysis program has increased from 15% to 43% (p<0.001) and substantially limited catheter use since 1998, when the multidisciplinary program began...
  13. ncbi Reteplase in the treatment of thrombosed hemodialysis grafts
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 12:1257-62. 2001
    ..To prospectively evaluate the efficacy and safety of reteplase with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the treatment of thrombosed polytetrafluoroethylene hemodialysis arteriovenous grafts (AVGs)...
  14. ncbi Venous access: women are equal
    Nina Caplin
    Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:429-32. 2003
    ..This commonly held view that women have less adequate vasculature for AVF placement than men has not been shown objectively in the literature...
  15. ncbi Median nerve bisection: a morbid complication of a peripherally inserted central catheter
    A Alomari
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Vasc Access 7:129-31. 2006
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  16. ncbi Hemodialysis access placement with preoperative noninvasive vascular mapping: comparison between patients with and without diabetes
    M Sedlacek
    Division of Nephrology and Departments of Interventional Radiology and Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 38:560-4. 2001
    ..In summary, patients with diabetes seem to be as good candidates for arteriovenous fistula placement as patients without diabetes. Additional studies are required to determine the long-term outcome of fistulae in patients with diabetes...
  17. ncbi Obese and non-obese hemodialysis patients have a similar prevalence of functioning arteriovenous fistula using pre-operative vein mapping
    J A Vassalotti
    Division of Nephrology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Clin Nephrol 58:211-4. 2002
    ..Subset analyses of both the HEMO and DOPPS studies have shown that obese hemodialysis patients have a lower prevalence of functioning AVF. Doppler ultrasound may increase the prevalence of functioning AVF in obese subjects...
  18. ncbi Thoracic duct injury associated with left internal jugular vein catheterization: anatomic considerations
    Stephen S Kwon
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:337-9. 2002
    ..This report describes a case of thoracic duct injury during US-guided left IJV catheterization. The normal and variant anatomy of the thoracic duct in the neck is illustrated...
  19. ncbi Re: Single-center experience with the Arrow-Trerotola percutaneous thrombectomy device in the management of thrombosed native dialysis fistulas
    Abigail Falk
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1210-2; author reply 1212-3. 2006
  20. ncbi Revascularization of aortic arch branches and visceral arteries using minimally invasive endovascular techniques
    Shyamkumar N Keshava
    Department of Radiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Mt Sinai J Med 70:401-9. 2003
    ..Patient selection, endoluminal techniques, complications, and patient management will also be discussed...