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Vascular access for haemodialysis 

Vascular access for haemodialysis
Vascular access for haemodialysis

Jan H. M. Tordoir

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date: 05 April 2020

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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