Reduction in arteriovenous graft impairment: results of a vascular access surveillance protocol.


Impairment of hemodialysis (HD) vascular access, remains a frustrating problem for both the patient who possesses an arteriovenous graft (AVG) and the nephrologist who cares for the patient. We instituted a vascular access surveillance protocol intended to detect and correct evolving stenosis in patients with AVGs. The principal screen was the observation… (More)


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