The Journal of Japanese College of Angiology
Online ISSN : 1880-8840
Print ISSN : 0387-1126
ISSN-L : 0387-1126
Volume 56 , Issue 10
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Original Article
  • Kosuke Yoshimura, Taira Kobayashi, Masaki Hamamoto, Masamichi Ozawa
    2016 Volume 56 Issue 10 Pages 131-135
    Published: November 10, 2016
    Released: November 10, 2016
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    We retrospectively reviewed 12 cases of transposed brachiobasilic arteriovenous fistulas created in our hospital. There were no perioperative fistula failure, resulting in useful access for hemodialysis in all cases. At mid-term follow-up, venous stenosis occurred in 4 cases, but they were all successfully treated with endovascular treatments. Primary patency rates were 73% at 1 year and 55% at 3 years. Secondary patency rates were 92% at 1 year and 75% at 3 years. Transposed brachiobasilic arteriovenous fistula represented an useful option with favorable mid-term patency rates with low rate of complications.

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