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Medicare Costs Associated With Arteriovenous Fistulas Among US Hemodialysis Patients

OPEN American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation | 1 Apr 2018

M Thamer, TC Lee, H Wasse, MH Glickman, J Qian, D Gottlieb, S Toner and TA Pflederer
Abstract
An arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the recommended vascular access for hemodialysis (HD). Previous studies have not examined the resources and costs associated with creating and maintaining AVFs.
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Anal fistula, Cimino fistula, Fistula, Hemodialysis, Arteriovenous fistula
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