Association of hemodialysis central venous catheter use with ipsilateral arteriovenous vascular access survival Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical
  • Central Venous Catheters
  • Renal Dialysis

abstract

  • The primary failure rate of fistulas and grafts is not affected by the presence of an ipsilateral catheter. However, cumulative access survival is inferior in patients with prior ipsilateral catheters. Avoidance of ipsilateral catheters may improve long-term vascular access survival.

publication date

  • December 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4017344

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.06.014

PubMed ID

  • 22824354

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 983

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 60

number

  • 6