Prevalence of variant brachial-basilic vein anatomy and implications for vascular access planning Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical
  • Brachiocephalic Veins
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Upper Extremity
  • Vascular Malformations

abstract

  • This study underscores the need for heightened awareness of upper arm venous variations and advocates the regular use of preoperative ultrasound imaging. We propose that recognition of Type 3 anatomy may have implications in access algorithm and planning.

publication date

  • March 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jvs.2010.09.072

PubMed ID

  • 21144691

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 720

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 53

number

  • 3