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Outcomes of Brachiocephalic Fistulas, Transposed Brachiobasilic Fistulas, and Upper Arm Grafts

By Ivan D. Maya, Jeremy C. O'Neal, Carlton J. Young, Jill Barker-Finkel and Michael Allon

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Background and objectives: An upper arm vascular access is often placed in patients with a failed forearm fistula or with vessels unsuitable for a forearm fistula. The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of three upper arm access types: brachiocephalic fistulas, transposed brachiobasilic fistulas, and grafts

Topics: Dialysis
Publisher: American Society of Nephrology
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2615695
Provided by: PubMed Central
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