The upper arm A-V fistula for chronic hemodialysis: long term followup

  • Fuad Joseph Dagher
Part of the Developments in Surgery book series (DISU, volume 5)


Most surgeons dealing with vascular accesses for chronic hemodialysis agree that the surgically constructed A-V fistula at the wrist is the procedure of choice in the new dialysis patient when adequate vessels are still available (1). However, major problems arise when adequate vessels at these conventional sites become unavailable (2).


Brachial Artery Patency Rate Vascular Access Arteriovenous Fistula Chronic Hemodialysis 
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