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Stent placement versus angioplasty improves patency of arteriovenous grafts and blood flow of arteriovenous fistulae.

Authors
  • Chan, Micah R1
  • Bedi, Surmeet
  • Sanchez, Robert J
  • Young, Henry N
  • Becker, Yolanda T
  • Kellerman, Paul S
  • Yevzlin, Alexander S
  • 1 Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53713, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Publisher
American Society of Nephrology
Publication Date
May 01, 2008
Volume
3
Issue
3
Pages
699–705
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2215/CJN.04831107
PMID: 18256373
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our results suggest that stent placement is associated with improved AVG primary assisted patency and improved AVF blood flow, which may significantly impact on dialysis adequacy.

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