Impact of Cuffed, Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Dialysis Grafts on Graft Outlet Stenosis

Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine prospectively the difference between the graft outlet strictures of a polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft with a cuff at the graft-vein anastomosis (Venaflo; Bard industries, Tempe, Ariz.) and that of the regular ePTFE graft (Stretch Gore-Tex; Gore, Flagstaff, Ariz.) placed for hemodialysis access. Between… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-006-0187-1

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