Efficacy and safety of a mother-child technique for recanalization of chronic central venous occlusive disease in hemodialysis patients

This study aimed to review the outcomes of percutaneous treatment with a mother-child technique in the treatment of symptomatic central venous stenosis (CVS) and central venous occlusion (CVO) in patients on hemodialysis.MethodsData were collected retrospectively and included all consecutive patients with CVS or CVO who were treated with percutaneous angioplasty and stenting. The occlusive lesions were crossed using the mother-child technique with an angiographic catheter-in-guiding catheter system.ResultsA total of 36 patients with symptomatic CVS and 45 patients with total CVO were included. The average age and gender composition were similar between the two groups. Patients with CVO had higher prevalence of diabetic nephropathy than CVS (24.4% vs 5.6%; P 
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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