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Association of Vascular Access & inTerventionAl Renal Physicians

Interventional Nephrology Training Manual First Edition

Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment for patients with kidney failure. Two commonly implemented modali

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Become an AVATAR Member

Apply for AVATAR membership to utilize benefits for JVA journal, AVATAR workshops and Conference, an

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Our Journal

The Journal Of Vascular Access  ...

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Kidney Academy

AVATAR Foundation and Kidney Academy work hand in hand to cater to the Nephrology student. &nbs

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Avatar Events

Forthcoming Events



Scientific Program | Day 1
  • 30 Jun 2023 to 02 Jul 2023 9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Mumbai

Mannequin Based TCC Placement

  • 30 Jun 2023 to 02 Jul 2023 12:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Mumbai

PD Catheter Placement

Hands on Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • 02 Jul 2023 to 02 Jul 2023 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Navy Hospital, Mumbai

Past Events


Cath-Lab Workshop

Hands-on Tunneled Catheter & Central Venous Stenosis Management
  • 27 Jun 2020 to 28 Jun 2020 8:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Board Room, First Floor, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Cath-Lab Workshop

Complete Hands on Workshop
  • 24 Jan 2021 to 26 Jan 2021 10:00AM to 5:00PM
  • Khyber Medical Institute, Srinagar

Cath-Lab Workshop

Tunneled Catheter & Central Venous Stenosis Management
  • 20 Sep 2020 to 20 Sep 2020 9:00AM to 1:10PM
  • Online Platform

Who we are

The AVATAR is the pre-eminent group promoting Intervention Renal Science by supporting and furthering excellence in education, training and scientific research.

This group represents heterogeneous specialists including Intervention Nephrologists, Critical care Nephrologists, Vascular surgeons, vascular radiologists & others involved in independent renal intervention procedures in India.

The Group focuses on creation of vascular access....

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What we do

Promote, encourage, and improve the dissemination of knowledge concerning all aspects of Interventional nephrology including creation of

  • vascular access
  • salvage procedures of failing vascular access
  • CAPD catheter placement and manipulations
  • Innovative Biopsy techniques
  • procedures of Critical Care including MARS, CRRT and Plasma exchange and PMX column etc

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