Brachiobasilic arteriovenous fistula: different surgical techniques and their effects on fistula patency and dialysis-related complications.

@article{Hossny2003BrachiobasilicAF,
  title={Brachiobasilic arteriovenous fistula: different surgical techniques and their effects on fistula patency and dialysis-related complications.},
  author={Ahmed Hossny},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={821-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Easy access to the vascular system is vital in patients with chronic renal failure undergoing long-term hemodialysis. Such patients often require multiple operations, and options for secondary or tertiary access procedures become increasingly limited. Brachiobasilic arteriovenous fistula offers excellent access in such difficult cases and is increasingly preferred over prosthetic grafts. Many surgical techniques have been described to create such fistulas. The purpose of this study… CONTINUE READING
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