The primary arteriovenous fistula failure-a comparison between diabetic and non-diabetic patients: glycemic control matters


Afsar B., Elsurer R.

INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.44, no.2, pp.575-581, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11255-011-9978-x
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.575-581

Abstract

Objectives Presence of diabetes mellitus has been shown to be related with the occurrence of primary arteriovenous fistula (AVF) failure in some but not in all studies. In the current study, we examined whether glycemic control as evaluated by HbA1c is independently related with primary AVF failure.