Metallic stent placement for treating peripheral outflow lesions in native arteriovenous fistula hemodialysis patients after insufficient balloon dilatation.

OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to report our experience with metallic stent placement in the peripheral outflow veins in native arteriovenous fistula (A-V fistula) hemodialysis patients after insufficient balloon dilatation. MATERIALS AND METHODS During the past 4 years, 12 A-V fistula dialysis patients in our hospital underwent metallic stent… CONTINUE READING