The number of ambulatory dialysis patients is increasing each year with a concomitant rise in extremity access fistulas and grafts. The anatomic location of these fistulas makes them particularly susceptible to traumatic occurrences. Management of traumatic occlusion of these fistulas becomes a critical issue in allowing continuing dialysis in these patients. Management of two such patients is presented.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care|
|State||Published - Mar 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine