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With an av shunt for dialysis, will I still hear the bruit?

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In brief: No

The bruit is usually heard with a stethoscope by your physician.
You may however feel the "thrill" of the fistula, which is similar to a cat purring.

In brief: No

The bruit is usually heard with a stethoscope by your physician.
You may however feel the "thrill" of the fistula, which is similar to a cat purring.
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
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In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
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