Cephalic arch stenosis: mechanisms and management strategies.

@article{Daoui2012CephalicAS,
  title={Cephalic arch stenosis: mechanisms and management strategies.},
  author={Rachid Daoui and Arif Asif},
  journal={Seminars in nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={538-44}
}
Cephalic arch is a frequent site for the development of stenosis in patients with brachiocephalic fistulae. This is in part owing to the anatomic constraints of the cephalic arch region and the exertion of hemodynamic forces at this site caused by the creation of a brachiocephalic fistula. Multiple interventions have been used to correct stenosis and subsequent fistula dysfunction. These include percutaneous balloon angioplasty using conventional and cutting balloons, endovascular stent… CONTINUE READING
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