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  • M Malovrh
  • 1998
PURPOSE The prospective study was aimed at estimating the value of duplex sonography for imaging arteries before arteriovenous fistula (AVF) construction and of evaluating the influence of this method on the outcome of fistula construction. METHODS A total of 35 patients with end stage renal disease were examined by duplex sonography (DS) before AVF(More)
BACKGROUND Vascular access is "the life line" for patients on chronic hemodialysis. The autogenous arteriovenous fistula provides the best access to the circulation because of low complication rate, long-term use, and lower cost, compared to arteriovenous graft and central venous catheter. The primary objective of this prospective study was to investigate(More)
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