The Effect of the Keyhole Technique on Diabetic Patients Undergoing Autologous Brachiobasilic Transposition of an Arteriovenous Fistula


  • Ilyas Kayacioglu
  • Ayse Baysal
  • Mehmet Ates
  • Unsal Vural
  • Ahmet Yavuz Balci
  • Huseyin Saskin
  • Abdullah Celik
  • Rahime Pinar Alkan
  • Atilla Kanca



Conclusion. Although the groups were small in size, the success rate with the keyhole transposed brachiobasilic technique in patients with diabetes was extremely gratifying, and this report can be considered to document the first attempt of a hemodialysis-access procedure.


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Kayacioglu, I., Baysal, A., Ates, M., Vural, U., Balci, A. Y., Saskin, H., Celik, A., Alkan, R. P., & Kanca, A. (2007). The Effect of the Keyhole Technique on Diabetic Patients Undergoing Autologous Brachiobasilic Transposition of an Arteriovenous Fistula. The Heart Surgery Forum, 10(2), E147-E152.