Surgery – MCQ 81 – Vascular access for maintenance hemodialysis

Which of the following is not a preferred site for planning vascular access for maintenance hemodialysis?
A. Nondominant extremity
B. Upper limb
C. Radiocephalic AV fistula
D. Saphenofemoral fistula

Correct answer : D. Saphenofemoral fistula

Usual site is forearm of non dominant hand. The femoral vessels are used only if all upper limb vessles have been used.

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