Should we use saphenous vein graft instead of synthetic graft for creation of secondary arteriovenous fistula in hemodialysis dependent end stage renal failure patients?


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Odabasi D. , Ari E., Kiymaz A., Ekim H.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.20, no.2, pp.209-216, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.043
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-216

Abstract

Background: Patient groups with secondary arteriovenous fistula (AVF) management with saphenous vein (SV) graft and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) graft for hemodialysis (HD) were reviewed in terms of patency and complication rate.