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      Subclavian Vein Stenosis, Permanent Cardiac Pacemakers and the Haemodialysed Patient

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          Two cases of subclavian vein stenosis secondary to permanent cardiac pacemakers are presented. Both stenoses were asymptomatic until arteriovenous fistulae/grafts were constructed in order to initiate haemodialysis. One patient experienced severe oedema of the arm which necessitated surgical closure of the graft. A literature review into major venous stenosis and cardiac pacemakers reveals an asymptomatic, but evidently underestimated, problem. As more elderly patients will be accepted onto haemodialysis programmes, this above-mentioned problem may become more common. Therapeutic answers as to haemodialysis access are discussed in these patients with permanent pacemakers who need haemodialysis.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1991
          1991
          11 December 2008
          : 58
          : 1
          : 103-105
          Affiliations
          Departments of aNephrology and bCardiology, Hasharon Hospital, Petah-Tikva, Israel
          Article
          186387 Nephron 1991;58:103–105
          10.1159/000186387
          1857465
          © 1991 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 3
          Categories
          Case Report

          Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology

          Subclavian vein thrombosis, Cardiac pacemakers, Haemodialysis

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