Acta Medica Iranica 2018. 56(3):208-209.

Complication of Hemodialysis Access: A Case Report of Venous Hypertension
Sadegh Asadi, Mahmood Hosseinzadeh Maleki, Bibi Fatemeh Shakhs Emampour, Morteza Hajihosseini, Majid Jafarnejad


Vascular access for dialysis is essential for these patients with end-stage renal disease, improvements in hemodialysis managment have lead to extended life expectancy. The creation and maintenance of hemoaccess occupies a significant portion of most vascular and general surgery practices.Venous hypertension due to arteriovenous fistula is usually secondary to venous outlet obstruction. Side to side proximal artery arteriovenous fistula serves as a certain cause of hemodialysis, but it is rarely reported as a peripheral venous hypertension cause. We are reporting a case with developed venous hypertension having dermal injuries in the arm. The patient underwent successful side-to-side radio cephalic fistula creation in the snuffbox a year ago.


Venous; Hypertension; Complication

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