VASA-JOURNAL OF VASCULAR DISEASES, vol.36, no.1, pp.29-32, 2007 (SCI-Expanded)
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VASA-JOURNAL OF VASCULAR DISEASES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Background: There has been a dramatic increase in both the availability of hemodialysis and long-term survival of patients with chronic renal failure. Patients who require long-term hemodialysis need long-term vascular access. The transposed autologous basilic vein to brachial artery arteriovenous fistula provides vascular access in the absence of adequate superficial vein.