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Who should be referred for a fistula? A survey of nephrologists

By Wang Xi, Jennifer MacNab, Charmaine E. Lok, Timmy C. Lee, Ivan D. Maya, Michele H. Mokrzycki and Louise M. Moist

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Background. There is marked variation in the use of the arteriovenous fistula (AVF) across programmes, regions and countries not explained by differences in patient demographics or comorbidities. The lack of clear criteria of who should or should not get a fistula may contribute to this, as well as barriers to creating AVFs

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Publisher: Oxford University Press
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