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Step 7: Removing My Catheter

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Step 7: Getting My Catheter Taken Out

When can I have my catheter taken out?

When the dialysis care team is sure your access is working well, they will send you to have your catheter taken out. This may be done:

  • In the surgeon’s office
  • At the access center
  • In the x-ray department

Be sure to let your dialysis care team know that your catheter has been taken out.

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