Ultrasound

Color and spectral Doppler waveforms

The spectral Dopp...
Longitudinal
The spectral Doppler waveform in one of the adjacent paired brachial veins, upstream from the AVF shows "arterialization" with a pulsatile waveform.
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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