Arteriovenous Communication: External Shunts
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.
KeywordsRadial Artery Vascular Access Chronic Hemodialysis Exit Site Cephalic Vein
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