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      Saccular Aneurysm of the Venous Limb of an Arteriovenous Fistula Complicating its Use in Chronic Hemodialysis

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      Journal of Vascular Research

      S. Karger AG

      A-V fistula, Aneurysm

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          A case of a saccular aneurysm of the venous limb of an internal A-V fistula of the forearm is described. It developed a month after its creation and following the fourth dialysis. The mechanism of formation of the rare aneurysms of the venous limb central to arteriovenous fistulas is presumed to be increased blood pressure and flow of long duration. In this case, the cause is considered to be trauma by the needle during hemodialysis.

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          Journal
          JVR
          J Vasc Res
          10.1159/issn.1018-1172
          Journal of Vascular Research
          S. Karger AG
          1018-1172
          1423-0135
          1973
          1973
          18 September 2008
          : 10
          : 5-6
          : 294-298
          Affiliations
          Departments of General and Vascular Surgery, Nephrology and Pathology, Technion –Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Rambam Government Hospital, Haifa
          Article
          157986 Angiologica 1973;10:294–298
          10.1159/000157986
          © 1973 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 5
          Categories
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          General medicine, Neurology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Internal medicine, Nephrology

          A-V fistula, Aneurysm

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