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A large aneurysm in an arterio-venous fistula for renal access in a pregnant young woman.
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PMID:  22865538     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Pregnancy is known to increase the risk of aneurysm formation, likely by a combination of histological changes in vessel walls associated with the hormones of pregnancy and the haemodynamic changes to the circulation. To our knowledge this is the first case of a pregnant woman with a brachial-cephalic arterio-venous fistula (AVF) that had never been needled for haemodialysis, yet became hugely aneurysmal during her pregnancy.
Matthew A Stephenson; Emily Cm Neate; Hiren Mistry; Domenico Valenti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-8-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of vascular access     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1724-6032     ISO Abbreviation:  J Vasc Access     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-8-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100940729     Medline TA:  J Vasc Access     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  0     Citation Subset:  -    
Vascular Surgery, King's College Hospital, London - UK.
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