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Fistula for Dialysis

A fistula is created by connecting an artery to a vein in your lower arm. A fistula allows repeated access for each dialysis session.

Current as of: August 12, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Tushar J Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology