CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 132-133

Targeted tumescent liposuction for fistula superficialization


1 William J. von Liebig Center for Transplantation and Clinical Regeneration, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
2 Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplantation Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia

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Dr. Shantanu Bhattacharjya
Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplantation Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
Australia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijves.ijves_19_18

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Obesity poses problem with the cannulation of arteriovenous fistula and difficulty in establishing functional autogenous access for hemodialysis. We describe a case where we used targeted tumescent liposuction to remove subcutaneous fat over the fistula.


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