The clinical utility of vascular mapping with Doppler ultrasound prior to arteriovenous fistula construction for hemodialysis access


Ilhan G. , ESI E., Bozok S. , YUREKLI I., OZPAK B., OZELCI A., ...More

JOURNAL OF VASCULAR ACCESS, vol.14, no.1, pp.83-88, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5301/jva.5000097
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF VASCULAR ACCESS
  • Page Numbers: pp.83-88

Abstract

Purpose: To compare the outcomes of vascular access (VA) procedures performed using physical examination (PE) alone to PE and ultrasound vein mapping for assessment of patients needing hemodialysis access.