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February 1976

Enhancement of Flow Through Arteriovenous Fistula

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery of the Jewish Hospital and Medical Center of Brooklyn (NY).

Arch Surg. 1976;111(2):195-196. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1976.01360200101020

• Hydrostatic dilation and moist heat applied postoperatively are methods that enhance blood flow in side-to-end radial artery to cephalic vein arteriovenous fistula. This improves early patency of the fistula with marginal sized outflow.

(Arch Surg 111:195-196, 1976)