Table 2.

Responding programs indicating that procedures are currently performed by nephrology fellows and faculty or planned within the next year (responses to questions 1 and 6)

ProcedureCurrentlyaPlannedb
Temporary HD catheter: IJ vein73 (79)1 (1)
Temporary HD catheter: femoral vein91 (98)0
Tunneled HD catheter: inpatient13 (14)7 (8)
Tunneled HD catheter: outpatient19 (20)9 (10)
Peritoneal dialysis catheter13 (14)5 (5)
Percutaneous native kidney biopsy91 (99)2 (2)
Percutaneous transplant kidney biopsy90 (98)2 (2)
US guidance: native kidney biopsyc39 (42)7 (8)
US guidance: transplant kidney biopsyc46 (51)7 (8)
Diagnostic native kidney USc7 (8)8 (9)
Diagnostic transplant kidney USc10 (11)7 (8)
Plasmapheresis37 (40)3 (3)
Thrombectomy of HD access: inpatient13 (14)6 (7)
Thrombectomy of HD access: outpatient19 (21)9 (10)
Angioplasty of HD access: inpatient12 (13)6 (7)
Angioplasty of HD access: outpatient18 (19)9 (10)
Stenting of HD access: inpatient12 (13)4 (4)
Stenting of HD access: outpatient15 (16)6 (7)
Continuous renal replacement therapy92 (99)2 (2)
  • HD, hemodialysis; IJ, internal jugular; US, ultrasound.

  • a Values are no. (%) of all responding programs at which procedure is performed.

  • b Values are no. (%) of programs at which procedure is not currently being performed (answered “no” to question 1) but is planned in the near future (answered “yes” to question 6). If no response to question 6, counted as a “no” response.

  • c Without a radiologist.