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Angiologia. 1991 Nov-Dec;43(6):224-7.

[Arteriovenous fistula in patients with a complicated postphlebitic syndrome].

[Article in Spanish]

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Instituto Nacional de Angiología y Cirugía Vascular, La Habana, Cuba.


An investigation, which goal is to evidencing AV fistulas in patients with a complicated postthrombotic syndrome, as well as to determinate the efficacy of noninvasive methods used for the study of AV fistulas in such patients, is presented. So, patients with a complicated postphlebitic syndrome interned into the Instituto de Angiología were studied. Twenty-five patients were included in the study, 9 of these patients (36%) had arteriovenous fistulas, arteriographically evidenced. Haemodynamic study do not support the evidence of such communications.

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