Case Report

Complication of Hemodialysis Access: A Case Report of Venous Hypertension


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.

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IssueVol 56, No 3 (2018) QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Venous Hypertension Complication

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Asadi S, Hosseinzadeh Maleki M, Shakhs Emampour BF, Hajihosseini M, Jafarnejad M. Complication of Hemodialysis Access: A Case Report of Venous Hypertension. Acta Med Iran. 2018;56(3):208-209.