Reversal of pulmonary hypertension after ligation of a brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula.

Abstract

The arteriovenous (AV) fistula is the access method of choice for long-term hemodialysis according to DOQI guidelines. Among the recognized complications of upper extremity AV fistulae fashioned for hemodialysis are infection, aneurysm formation, and high-output left ventricular failure. We describe a novel cardiopulmonary complication--secondary pulmonary… (More)

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@article{Clarkson2002ReversalOP, title={Reversal of pulmonary hypertension after ligation of a brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula.}, author={M. Clarkson and Louise Giblin and Angie Brown and Dillie Little and John Donohoe}, journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation}, year={2002}, volume={40 3}, pages={E8} }