What is it about?
For a successful Hemodialysis session, patients should have a well-functioning vascular access. Arteriovenous fistula remains the preferred vascular access, but there is a risk of maturation failure in the early stages of its creation, and loss of function may also occur in the later stages of its creation. In our study, preoperative arteries can influence the maturation and patency of arteriovenous fistulas.
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Why is it important?
Maturation and patency of arteriovenous fistulas seriously affect the quality of life and survival of hemodialysis patients. It is more of a socioeconomic burden. This study hopes to improve the status of hemodialysis patients while reducing the medical burden on society.
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This page is a summary of: Maturation and survival of arteriovenous fistula: The challenge starts from the preoperative assessment stage, Seminars in Dialysis, November 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/sdi.13036.
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