that I would like to try and move the needles up my arm a little bit, if she could. My fistula vein is very twisty, so I did not... in my upper arm to see if there is a new place to use for a fistula. The vascular surgeon had them put...
A good fistula plan is so importantby
on my left upper arm. They were creating an arteriovenous fistula - basically connecting a vein and an artery to enable my vein to carry blood at high pressures that would make it suitable for hemodialysis. The surgery...
Updated Patient Letters 2013by
Dr. Steve Nenninger
FYI...our son is doing great......fistula still closing....75% filled in. He has tons of energy... –
It was wonderful to meet with you this past Saturday and I feel the need to take a moment to thank you.
. I requested my usual technician (who has had several good sticks with my new upper armfistula... technician. She tried an entirely new area of my fistula and was able to get the needle to flash right away...
Letter to the Donor Familyby
and I had to have a temporary chest catheter installed. The surgeon gave me a second fistula in my upper left arm...%. I was terribly sick for most of 2005, barely being able to work or anything.
I started hemodialysis in July...
After My Vacationby
Like I said, we went out of town over the weekend. I had a dialysis treatment on Saturday, which wasn’t all that bad... recently with my needle sticks, I figured it would be okay to let someone different have a shot at my arm and see if maybe...
This first picture is of my left arm (where the fistula is).
The next picture is the same image... me open and connect the fistula to the upper arm vein.
So, for prayer this week...