Surgical excision of infected arteriovenous grafts: technique and review.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Infected prosthetic arteriovenous grafts for hemodialysis present a profound risk to patient well being. Here we present five recent cases and describe our technique for total graft excision. We also review the literature and discuss the much debated role of partial, subtotal, and total graft excision.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ceppa, EP; Sileshi, B; Beasley, GM; Lawson, JH

Published Date

  • 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 148 - 152

PubMed ID

  • 19670165

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1129-7298

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/112972980901000302


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States