Tag: arteriovenous fistula

1. Drug-coated balloon angioplasty was superior to standard angioplasty for stenotic lesion treatment in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas. 2. Drug-coated balloon angioplasty was shown to be noninferior to standard angioplasty for adverse events. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Arteriovenous (AV) fistulas are given preference over central venous hemodialysis catheters during hemodialysis...
1. Drug-coated balloon angioplasty was superior to standard angioplasty for stenotic lesion treatment in hemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas. 2. Drug-coated balloon angioplasty was shown to be noninferior to standard angioplasty for adverse events. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Arteriovenous (AV) fistulas are given preference over central venous hemodialysis catheters during hemodialysis...
For patients with end-stage renal disease, the type of hemodialysis access selected has a direct effect on complication rates and associated healthcare costs. Typically, morbidity and mortality is lower with arteriovenous fistula (AVF) as compared to arteriovenous graft (AVG) or central venous catheter use; as such, clinical practice guidelines...
Suicide in older adults living in or transitioning to residential long-term care, 2003 to 2015 It is estimated that by the year 2050, 1 in 5 individuals will be 65 years or older. In addition to the growing number of seniors in North America, the rate of suicide has also...