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Arteriovenous anastomosis procedure

Known as: Shunts, Surgical Arteriovenous, arteriovenous anastomosis, Surgical Arteriovenous Shunt 
Surgical creation of a connection between an artery and a vein, often done for the purpose of hemodialysis.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
In older patients, acute medical illness that requires hospitalization is a sentinel event that often precipitates disability… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
CONTEXT The arteriovenous fistula is the preferred type of vascular access for hemodialysis because of lower thrombosis and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Vascular access standards are predominantly based on older, single-center reports; however, the… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The incidence rate of treated end-stage renal disease in the united states is 180 per million and continues to rise at a rate of… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
National guidelines promote increasing the prevalence of fistula use among hemodialysis patients. The prevalence of fistulas… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Dialysis access procedures and complications represent a major cause of morbidity, hospitalization, and cost for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A follow-up study of 153 consecutive patients who underwent complete excision of an angiographically visualized intracerebral… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Over a 10-year period, 276 pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) were occluded with balloon embolotherapy in 76 patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
THE success of chronic hemodialysis in terminal renal failure depends on repeated access to blood vessels that will provide a… Expand
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