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Arteriovenous Communication: External Shunts

  • Samuel K. S. So
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals of Surgical Specialties book series (CMSS)

Abstract

The external arteriovenous (A-V) shunt introduced by Quinton et al. in 19601 was the major breakthrough in vascular access for hemodialysis and began a new era of chronic hemodialysis for patients with end-stage renal disease.

Keywords

Radial Artery Vascular Access Chronic Hemodialysis Exit Site Cephalic Vein 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1984

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  • Samuel K. S. So

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