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, salvage procedures of failing vascular access, CAPD catheter placement and manipulations, Innovative Biopsy techniques and procedures of Critical Care including MARS, CRRT, Plasma exchange and PMX column etc.
The intervention specialists are trained in the diagnosis and management of conditions needing intervention in areas other than transplant and haemodialysis.
The AVATAR seeks to advance excellence and innovation in INTERVENTIONAL Nephrology through education, advocacy, research, and public awareness. The organization was founded in July 2012 and currently has a membership of more than 70.