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Anybody have an av fistula? Is the fistula a natural thing or from an injury?
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Dr. Zohreh Soltani
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
In brief: Well,
There are two types of arteriovenous fistulas, congenital and acquired.
A congenital arteriovenous fistula is one that formed during fetal development. An acquired arteriovenous fistula is one that develops after a person is born. After catheterizations, arteriovenous fistulas may occur as a complication of the arterial puncture in the leg or arm. Fistulas also form without apparent cause. In the.

In brief: Well,
There are two types of arteriovenous fistulas, congenital and acquired.
A congenital arteriovenous fistula is one that formed during fetal development. An acquired arteriovenous fistula is one that develops after a person is born. After catheterizations, arteriovenous fistulas may occur as a complication of the arterial puncture in the leg or arm. Fistulas also form without apparent cause. In the.
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