Is routine Preoperative ultrasonographic mapping for arteriovenous fistula creation necessary in patients with favorable physical examination findings? Results of a randomized controlled trial


Nursal T., Oguzkurt L., Tercan F., Torer N., Noyan T., Karakayali H., ...Daha Fazla

WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, cilt.30, ss.1100-1107, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00268-005-0586-8
  • Dergi Adı: WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1100-1107

Özet

Introduction: Preoperative ultrasonographic mapping (PUSM) is widely used for arteriovenous fistula creation in end-stage renal disease patients, and some authors even advocate that it be used routinely. To date, however, there are no prospective randomized data to support this suggestion.