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Vascular access for haemodialysis

Jan H. M. Tordoir

in Landmark Papers in Nephrology

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Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199699254
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191763519 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199699254.003.0013

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Vascular access for haemodialysis

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Chapter 13 describes landmark papers covering vascular access for haemodialysis, including glass cannulae, femoral vein catheters for acute dialysis, external shunt, arteriovenous fistula formation, development of prosthetic materials like PTFE and polyurethane as implants for vascular access, and the need for access surveillance and prophylactic balloon angioplasty of stenoses to prolong the effective life of AV fistulae.

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Subjects: Nephrology

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