ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Extremity-threatening arteriovenous fistula
Bilgin Emrecan, Mustafa Saçar, Gökhan Önem, Ahmet Baltalarlı
Pamukkale Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Denizli
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2011.060
Venous hypertension frequently encountered in arteriovenous (AV) fistulas established for hemodialysis access in chronic renal failure may sometimes threaten the extremities. A 42-year-old male patient with AV fistula that developed severe venous stasis due to an improper surgical intervention is presented in this study.
Keywords : Arteriovenous fistula; stasis ulceration; venous hypertension
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