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Arteriovenous malformation of the hand: a case study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1472428     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are complex congenital vascular anomalies resulting from faulty embryonic development of arterial and venous structures. The present discussion will specifically address AVMs of the extremities. Complications of these lesions can include tissue damage, functional impairment and amputation. The article reviews current diagnostic procedures and treatment options. A case study is presented with a discussion of nursing care focusing on pain, anxiety, and alteration in peripheral tissue perfusion.
G A Banet; P L Anstine-Bessenecker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular nursing : official publication of the Society for Peripheral Vascular Nursing     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1062-0303     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Nurs     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-04     Completed Date:  1993-02-04     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9014475     Medline TA:  J Vasc Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-12     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  therapy
Diagnostic Imaging
Hand / blood supply
Radial Artery / abnormalities*
Ulnar Artery / abnormalities*

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