A-V Fistula Blood Flow and Complications: A One Year Survey

Authors

  • Tania Mahbub Kurmitola General Hospital, Dhaka
  • Md. Nizamuddin Chowdhury National Institute of Kidney Disease and Urology, Dhaka
  • Ferdous Jahan Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Aparna Das Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka
  • Md. Motlabur Rahman Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka
  • Mohammad Abdus Sattar Sarker Sir Sallimullah Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka
  • Md. Nazrul Islam DGHS, Dhaka
  • Md. Firoz Khan Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v15i2.20681

Keywords:

A.V fistula, haemodialysis

Abstract

Background: Worldwide haemodialysis(HD) is the mostly used method of renal replacement therapy. Arteriovenous fistula use is on rise due to Fistula First Initiative due to least complications of fistulae than catheters.But they are also subjected to many complications. Thereby appropriate surveillance of the fistulae is important.

Objectives: To measure the blood flow as well as fistula related complications in study population.

Materials and Methods: This was a cross sectional study, conducted in the department of Nephrology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital during September 2010 to December 2011.Total 118 subjects were included in the study. Besides visualization technique colour Doppler ultrasonogram of fistula and  echocardiography were performed for each patients.

Results: Most of the patients had adequate fistula flow. Aneurysm was most common complication. Many subjects were suffered from primary and secondary fistula failure.

Conclusion: Arterio-Venous fistula is subjected to many complications and appropriate surveillance should be launched to detect complications and to prevent fistula failure.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jom.v15i2.20681

J MEDICINE 2014; 15 : 110-113

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Author Biographies

Tania Mahbub, Kurmitola General Hospital, Dhaka

Medical officer

Md. Nizamuddin Chowdhury, National Institute of Kidney Disease and Urology, Dhaka

Professor of Nephrology

Ferdous Jahan, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka

Medical Officer

Aparna Das, Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Md. Motlabur Rahman, Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Mohammad Abdus Sattar Sarker, Sir Sallimullah Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Md. Nazrul Islam, DGHS, Dhaka

Medical Officer

Md. Firoz Khan, Dhaka Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka

Professor and Head, Department of Nephrology

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Published

2014-10-19

How to Cite

Mahbub, T., Chowdhury, M. N., Jahan, F., Das, A., Rahman, M. M., Sarker, M. A. S., Islam, M. N., & Khan, M. F. (2014). A-V Fistula Blood Flow and Complications: A One Year Survey. Journal of Medicine, 15(2), 110–113. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v15i2.20681

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