Research Article

Autogenous radiocephalic hemodialysis access in patients with small caliber cephalic veins after expansion with a Fogarty catheter

Published: February 25, 2014
Genet. Mol. Res. 13 (2) : 3520-3526 DOI: https://doi.org/10.4238/2014.February.25.3
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(2014). Autogenous radiocephalic hemodialysis access in patients with small caliber cephalic veins after expansion with a Fogarty catheter. Genet. Mol. Res. 13(2): gmr3429. https://doi.org/10.4238/2014.February.25.3
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Abstract

Autogenous arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the first choice for hemodialysis access in renal failure with uremia. However, AVF cannot be performed in some patients due to small and narrow veins in the forearm. In this study, a Fogarty catheter was used to establish autogenous radiocephalic hemodialysis access in patients with small caliber cephalic veins, and the patency rate and complications of this method were observed. Sixty-seven patients with uremia were divided into a treatment group (40 cases, caliber of cephalic veins

Autogenous arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the first choice for hemodialysis access in renal failure with uremia. However, AVF cannot be performed in some patients due to small and narrow veins in the forearm. In this study, a Fogarty catheter was used to establish autogenous radiocephalic hemodialysis access in patients with small caliber cephalic veins, and the patency rate and complications of this method were observed. Sixty-seven patients with uremia were divided into a treatment group (40 cases, caliber of cephalic veins

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