Arteriovenous access creation defers chronic hemodialysis initiation.

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AIMS This study evaluated whether arteriovenous access (AVA) creation before hemodialysis might affect the rate of decline of renal function. METHODS This was a retrospective, case-control study comparing two groups of 80 patients each. The AVA group underwent AVA creation more than 2 months before initiation of chronic hemodialysis (CHD). The catheter… (More)

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@article{Jeong2011ArteriovenousAC, title={Arteriovenous access creation defers chronic hemodialysis initiation.}, author={J U Jeong and H Kim and Y P Cho and Tae-won Kwon and S B Kim}, journal={Clinical nephrology}, year={2011}, volume={75 2}, pages={113-9} }