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a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse

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an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface


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A review of the Arteriovenous Fistula products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine whether a postoperative ambulatory controlled exercise program can increase arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) maturation at 1 month.
Conversion of tunneled hemodialysis catheterconsigned patients to arteriovenous fistula.
General recommendations for use of endovascular techniques in arterial trauma (2) Indications False aneurysm Arteriovenous fistula Branch vessel injury Arterial intimal flap Contraindications Long segmental arterial occlusion Insufficient proximal neck Complete arterial transection Relative contraindications Complex arteriovenous injury Covering of vertebral artery origin Associated nerve compression by adjacent false aneurysm
I am sure it would do the same for the arteriovenous fistula and at the same time reduce the axillary dose requirements.
Technical complications include pneumothorax, arteriovenous fistula formation, stent dislocation, cardiac arrhythmias, and perforation of hepatic arteries, gallbladder or biliary ducts.
The average patency rate of a dialysis bridge graft is 41%-75%; an arteriovenous fistula that's used for access has a slightly better patency rate.
17) Trauma to the cerebrovascular system (both penetrating and nonpenetrating) can cause injuries such as arterial dissection, pseudoaneurysm, arterial or venous rupture or thrombosis, and arteriovenous fistula.
In these studies, the most common adverse events (greater than 10%) were dyspnea, diarrhea, nausea, cough and arteriovenous fistula site complication.
Dural arteriovenous fistula (dAVF) is an acquired lesion that develops following dural sinus thrombosis and subsequent recanalization of the sinus leading to a direct communication between small sinus wall arteries and the sinus lumen.
Despite recent reductions in the incidence of vascular complications following femoral artery cardiac catheterization, access site bleeding, arteriovenous fistula and pseudoaneurysm formation continue to impact patient morbidity, length of stay, and health care costs (1, 2).
In our hemodialysis unit and across the country, there has been a noticeable increase in the use of permcaths, with a corresponding decrease in the use of the arteriovenous fistula (AVF) for hemodialysis.
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