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Simple and durable resolution of steal syndrome by conversion of brachial artery arteriovenous fistulas to proximal radial artery inflow.
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PMID:  20872353     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ABSTRACT: Dialysis associated steal syndrome (DASS) is relatively uncommon but constitutes a serious risk for patients undergoing vascular access operations. We report two patients with DASS where brachial artery vascular access inflow was revised to the proximal radial artery for arteriovenous fistula (AVF) inflow. DASS was resolved in both patients with the permanent resolution of symptoms, in addition to the healing of ulcerations and ischemia. Both AVFs were immediately functional and durable.
Brett A Beecher; Kevin E Taubman; William C Jennings
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of vascular access     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1129-7298     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Access     Publication Date:    2010 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100940729     Medline TA:  J Vasc Access     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  352-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, Department of Surgery, Tulsa, OK - USA.
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