Ultrasound

Color and spectral Doppler waveforms

Longitudinal
Cine image at the site of the AVF shows near simultaneous pulsatile color flow in the brachial artery and vein, with turbulence at the fistula.
Modality: Ultrasound (Longitudinal)

- “ An arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is a potential complication from percutaneous transarterial/transvenous procedures, with a rate of 0.6% in patients...”

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  • Arteriovenous fistula - “ An arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is an abnormal connection between an adjacent artery and vein. Unlike an arteriovenous malformation (AVM), these ar...”

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