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Using arteriovenous fistulae as a dual access for hemodialysis and total parenteral nutrition administration is feasible with a good outcome: a case series.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18161679     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
End stage renal failure patients requiring long term total parenteral nutrition (TPN) often have multiple central line placements due to line infection or occlusion. Sometimes this can cause central venous stenosis or even occlusion. We present three cases in this consecutive series, in which we have successfully used arteriovenous fistulae for both hemodialysis and long term TPN administration as an alternative route without any complications. We therefore think that native AVF and grafts can be used as dual access for hemodialysis and TPN administration provided careful case selection, counselling and follow-up.
Authors:
V C Y Tang; M A Morsy; E S Chemla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of vascular access     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1129-7298     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Access     Publication Date:    2007 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-12-28     Completed Date:  2008-03-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100940729     Medline TA:  J Vasc Access     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
South West Thames, Surrey and Sussex Renal Transplant Network, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical*
Axillary Vein / surgery
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation*
Brachial Artery / surgery
Feasibility Studies
Female
Femoral Vein / surgery
Hemodialysis, Home*
Humans
Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy*
Male
Middle Aged
Parenteral Nutrition, Home Total*
Popliteal Artery / surgery
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome

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