State-of-the-art outpatient care for access problems and vascular disorders . Savannah Vascular Institute is proud to offer a dedicated office-based facility with state-of-the-art efficient and comprehensive outpatient access services. We have combined the safety and technology of a hospital setting with the convenience of an office practice, utilizing the latest in ultrasound and fluoroscopy (x-ray for arteries and veins).
At Savannah Vascular Institute's Access Center we can place a variety of vascular access devices including: PICCS, implanted ports, and catheters as well as quickly replace /repair existing catheters when there is a problem.
Savannah Vascular Institute's Access Center is committed to providing you with the latest in state of the art imaging, diagnostic and interventional services to meet your dialysis access needs.
Vein mapping is a technique performed with an ultrasound probe using doppler technique that pictures and "maps" all of the veins under the skin on the arms. It gives the surgeon the size, depth, and flow of blood in these veins and allows for better planning in the surgical placement of a fistula.