PMID: 591560Sep 1, 1977

Use of homologous vein grafts for chronic hemodialysis

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
A VegetoE Malan

Abstract

The Authors propose using of homologous saphenous vein grafts, coming from a normal saphenectomy by stripping in patients affected by primary varicose veins. The graft is preserved in a particular solution at 4 degrees C in a normal refrigerator and transplanted in uremic patients, which have no more vessels suitable for creating a conventional arteriovenous fistula.

Related Concepts

Arteriovenous Anastomosis Procedure
Structure of Brachial Artery
Forearm
Hemodialysis
Saphenous Vein
Tissue Preservation
Transplantation, Homologous
Varicosity

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