Feb 18, 2009 ... Your fistula after transplant: To keep or not to keep? ... Which leads to my
question: What should we do with our access after transplant?
Jul 10, 2009 ... Systematic closure of an arteriovenous fistula should be considered in all
patients after successful renal transplantation to avoid potentially ...
It did. Many people are curious as to how long an AV fistula can last — for four
DaVita ... As long as you can get up in the morning and thank the Lord you see
another ... Barbara stayed on dialysis a couple of months after the transplant until
In most cases, the fistula can be easily tied off (ligated) and it is not as involved a
process as this. ..... I do hate that you are having more surgery.
Answers to frequently asked questions about vascular access surgery. ... Your
surgeon can create an AV fistula either in your wrist, forearm, or upper arm. ....
Depending upon the procedure dialysis access surgery might be done many
as it becomes useless after successful kidney transplantation. They certainly do
not want to have a second fistula placed if that were the case. Arteriovenous ...
The procedure is performed in a hospital or one-day surgery center and can ....
Why are you recommending an AV fistula instead of another kind of access?
Feb 20, 2010 ... You can begin by discussing your father's death with Health and Disability
Consumer .... Fistulas often block up after a successful transplant.
Aug 19, 2011 ... If you can't grow a fistula on one or both arms because the vein has too much ...
Talk to your nephrologist and arrange for fistula surgery with a ...
An access is placed by a minor surgery. ... another type of access. If you do not
have a fistula, ask your dialysis care team if a switch would be possible for you.