Winner of a COMMENDED AWARD in the Urology category of the 2008 BMA Medical Book Competition. Following on from the huge success of the first edition, this is the second edition which will not only update all previous chapters but also, it will have many additional chapters to add value over and above the first edition. The need for dialysis access surgery is growing rapidly as the population of patients with endstage renal failure expands. This book is aimed at those healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients undergoing dialysis. Vascular Access Simplified gives a comprehensive review of all aspects of adult dialysis access with a specific emphasis on haemodialysis. The text highlights some of the difference in practices of physicians in Europe and the USA. The contributors are allied professionals, physicians, radiologists, vascular and transplant surgeons who have a specific interest and are all committed to improving the quality of dialysis access.