[Reconstruction of aneurismal arteriovenous fistula after arrosive bleeding]

B V Baykov, A B Zulkarnaev, A G Yankovoy, E V Strugailo
Khirurgiia 2020, (8): 107-109
Aneurysmal transformation of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is a common complication and associated with increased risk of arrosive bleeding. Ligation of fistulous vein is conventional surgery for bleeding. This is followed by AVF malfunction and need for implantation of central venous catheter. We report reconstructive surgery and maintaining the function of AVF in a patient with aneurysmal transformation of AVF after arrosive bleeding. Reconstructive vascular surgery can significantly extend the period of patent AVF for hemodialysis. This is extremely important in patients with reduced resources of native vessels suitable for AVF formation. The same is true if conversion of the type of renal replacement therapy is associated with significant difficulties.

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