LongTerm Patency Post Endovascular Salvage Procedure and the Influencing Factors

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Introduction. The limited durability of vascular access referred to the great challenges in hemodialysis. An immature arteriovenous fistula (AVF) that inadequately develops to support dialysis noted as the leading cause to immature AVF if stenosis found after creation. The endovascular fistula salvage (EFS) addressed for the preemptive repair of immature AVF despite surgicalrevision. However, no study on EFS proceeded in Indonesia with its specific characteristics. Thus, this study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of EFS and its influencing factors.
Method. A retrospective cohort study carried out on those with immature AFV who underwent EFS procedures during the period of January 2016 to December 2016. The primary patency after EFSwas assessed in correlation to subjects’ characteristics, anatomical variations, diabetes mellitus, and the length and diameter of balloon to post EFS patency
Results. There was 125 stenosis noted, a total of 66 stenoses noted in juxta anastomosis. The average length of stenosis was 33.18 mm. Age, diabetes mellitus, length of stenosis and multiple stenoses were found as the influencing factors to the primary patency. The length of stenosis was the most influencing variable in 6 months primary patency (p <0.001), with the cut-off point of the diameter at 35 mm. Multiple stenoses (p <0.001) was the most important factor influencing on 12 months of primary patency. The length and diameter balloon were not influencing the primary patency on 6 months and 12 months. Overall primary patency in 6 months and 12 months was 69.3% and 38.6%, respectively.
Conclusion. EFS procedures on immature AVF may be applied asthe first method of choice in treatment, compared to new AVF creation or surgical revision.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-11
JournalThe New Ropanasuri : Journal of Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2019


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