Haemodialysis access with an arteriovenous fistula

Haemodialysis access with an arteriovenous fistula - Kidney Care UK

Haemodialysis access with an arteriovenous fistula

If you have chronic kidney disease and have decided to receive haemodialysis, you will need to have an arteriovenous fistula created.

This leaflet explains what a fistula is, how it is made and how to take care of it. It will also explain the benefits and possible risks.

Publication date: 05/2024

Review date: 05/2027

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