A 36-year-old member asked:
what is this "buttonhole technique" i keep hearing everyone talking about?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
Dialysis treatment: The buttonhole technique is a term used for inserting a blunt needle into a vein/fistula of a person who is undergoing blood/hemodialysis.It is less painful as the blunt needle traverses a tract which has been created by a needle, so it is like a button going into a button hole.
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Urology 53 years experience
Laparoscopy: That is doing surgery by passing a scope into the body through a small cut instead of opening the abdomen.
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Last updated Dec 11, 2014
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