Arteriovenous fistula

What is Arteriovenous fistula?

An arteriovenous fistula is an abnormal connection or passageway between an artery and a vein. It may be congenital, surgically created for hemodialysis treatments, or acquired due to pathologic process, such as trauma or erosion of an arterial aneurysm.

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A patient's blood culture result showed Clostridium hastiforme. The pateint is a dialysis patient. he has a good functioning AV fistula for...

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First of all,what is the reason for ordering blood culture when patient is not having fever. If you rule out contamination of sample, you can treat...

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I have been hearing a gurgling, (like the sound water makes in a homes plumbing as it rushes along the pipes, especially when it might have air in...

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Hi AAA,
Thanks for posting your query.
The like sounds are a common experience of almost everybody who are a bit watchful, it is normal if you can...

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What is involved in the surgical sprocedure to prepare for dialysis.....something about merging a vein and an artery? Sounds strange....

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Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

To perform a planned dialysis creation of an Arterio Venous Fistula by surgical procedure is...

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A patient s blood culture result showed Clostridium hastiforme. The pateint is a dialysis patient. he has a good functioning AV fistula for...

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I had an av fistula placed to prepare for dialysis (I have 11% kidney function). The surgeon prescribed me clopidigrel (plavix). I have been taking...

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My sister is c/o hearing blood rushing in her head. Started yesterday and has not stoped.

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Dear Sir.Wife is patient of HTN,DM,and recently of CKD stage iv,She is Diabetic(IDDM) since 1986.Since last 4 years her S.Creatinine started to...

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hI MY SON HAD SURGERY ABOUT 4 YRS AGO DO TO AN INJURY UNDER HIS RIGHT EYE. THE SURGERY WAS AN EMBOLIZATION ON A ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA . he is now...

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My son has a single kidney that is failing. He is looking at the possibility of dialysis in the near future. We have attended several classes and...

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My Father is diagnosed recently with CKD , his age is 77, diabetic from 18 years, taking 48 units insulin , his creatnine was 5.6 in XXXXXXX 2014...

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