Failing or thrombosed brescia-cimino arteriovenous dialysis fistulas. Angiographic evaluation and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty

D. W. Hunter, S. K.S. So, W. R. Castaneda Zuniga, C. E. Coleman, D. E. Sutherland, K. Amplatz

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Abstract

Surgically created arteriovenous fistulas of the Brescia-Cimino type are commonly used for dialysis. When they fail, it can be a very difficult and time-consuming problem to manage surgically. The authors describe a simple method of evaluating and treating failing Bescia-Cimino fistulas in outpatients, involving a combination of cinefistulography, pressure measurements, and balloon angioplasty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-109
Number of pages5
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume149
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1983

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Hunter, D. W., So, S. K. S., Castaneda Zuniga, W. R., Coleman, C. E., Sutherland, D. E., & Amplatz, K. (1983). Failing or thrombosed brescia-cimino arteriovenous dialysis fistulas. Angiographic evaluation and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty. Unknown Journal, 149(1), 105-109. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiology.149.1.6225144