Archivi categoria: vascular access
Open access peer-reviewed chapter
Tradeoffs in Vascular Access Selection in Elderly Patients Initiating Hemodialysis With a Catheter – American Journal of Kidney Diseases
National vascular access guidelines recommend placement of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) over grafts (AVGs) in hemodialysis patients, but have not been comprehensively assessed in the elderly. We evaluated clinically relevant vascular access outcomes in elderly patients receiving an AVF or AVG after hemodialysis therapy initiation.