Percutaneous treatment of thrombosed primary arteriovenous hemodialysis access fistulae.

Abstract

BACKGROUND We reviewed the efficacy of percutaneous intervention in acute thrombotic occlusion of native arteriovenous (AV) fistulae for hemodialysis. METHODS Eight-one percutaneous procedures were performed in 54 patients presenting with a clotted native dialysis fistula. There were 60 cases of a long-segment thrombosis of the fistula. In 20 cases, a… (More)

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