Primary access surgery for long-term haemodialysis.

  title={Primary access surgery for long-term haemodialysis.},
  author={Stephen Mark Riordan and J S Frawley and L J Gray and J W Niesche},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  volume={64 11},
This paper assessed the efficacy of arterio-venous fistulae, vein grafts, and synthetic grafts for long-term haemodialysis. Over a selected 10 year period, 486 primary access sites were established and 182 revisions were necessary. Access procedures were assessed for primary survival, the success or otherwise of revision surgery, and long-term efficacy for… CONTINUE READING