Giovanni Lipari

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BACKGROUND Stenosis is the main cause of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) failure. It is unclear, however, if surveillance for stenosis enhances AVF function and longevity and if there is an ideal time(More)
Surgery is the traditional treatment for juxta-anastomotic stenoses in forearm arteriovenous fistulas (AVF), but percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) is a suitable alternative. No prospective(More)
BACKGROUND Vascular access surveillance by ultrasound dilution blood flow rate (Qa) measurement is widely recommended; however, optimal criteria for detecting stenosis and predicting thrombosis in(More)
BACKGROUND The outcomes of pancreatectomy with superior mesenteric vein (SMV) or portal vein (PV) resection have been mixed. This study investigated the morbidity and mortality profile after SMV-PV(More)