For more than 20 years, Michael Allon, M.D., and Michelle Robbin, M.D. — along with Carlton Young, M.D., and interventional radiology colleagues in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine divisions of Nephrology and Transplantation, and the Department of Radiology — have collaborated to improve the care of end-stage kidney disease patients who are on hemodialysis.

One vexing problem they face is trying to form fistulas in the arms of kidney-failure patients, in preparation for initiating dialysis.  Read more >>>