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What is the definition or description of: av fistula creation?

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Dr. Steven Busuttil
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Artery to vein Conni

An av fistula is a direct connection made by a surgeon connecting a vein to an artery.
These are usually performed in the wrist or elbow crease. These are created to increase blood flow in the vein so it can be used for dialysis access.

In brief: Artery to vein Conni

An av fistula is a direct connection made by a surgeon connecting a vein to an artery.
These are usually performed in the wrist or elbow crease. These are created to increase blood flow in the vein so it can be used for dialysis access.
Dr. Steven Busuttil
Dr. Steven Busuttil
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Dr. Linda Harris
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: HrmodialysisSurgery

Operation connecting an artery and vein directly to allow the vein to be used for hemodialysis.
No plastic out artificial material is used. The surgery uses superficial being that are easy for dialysis nurses to access. This is an outpatient surgery.

In brief: HrmodialysisSurgery

Operation connecting an artery and vein directly to allow the vein to be used for hemodialysis.
No plastic out artificial material is used. The surgery uses superficial being that are easy for dialysis nurses to access. This is an outpatient surgery.
Dr. Linda Harris
Dr. Linda Harris
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Connect artery and v

Typically done for hemodialysis access.
A connection is created between artery and vein which allows rapid blood flow thru the vein. Vein can be used for dialysis access.

In brief: Connect artery and v

Typically done for hemodialysis access.
A connection is created between artery and vein which allows rapid blood flow thru the vein. Vein can be used for dialysis access.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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