Outcomes of arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis in octogenarian population

Kocaaslan C., Kehlibar T., Yilmaz M., Mehmetoglu M. E. , Gunay R., Aldag M., ...More

VASCULAR, vol.26, no.5, pp.509-514, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1708538118762067
  • Journal Name: VASCULAR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.509-514


Introduction Guidelines have been recommending the use of arteriovenous fistula among the hemodialysis population, but no clear conclusion has emerged with regard to the adequate access type in octogenarians. In this paper, the outcomes of arteriovenous fistula in octogenarian cohort were presented for death-censored cumulative patency rate, complications, and patients' survival rate.