A femoral-femoral bridge graft
was used for vascular access.
The ratio of using bridge graft
was quite high in this study.
Pulmonary hypertension was present in 41(60%) patients with AVF 3(27%) patients with tunnel cuffed catheter and 1 patient had AV bridge graft
Single-stage reconstruction of soft-tissue defects including the Achilles tendon using the dorsalis pedis arterialized flap along with the extensor digitorum brevis as bridge graft
On November 18, 2011, approximately two years post his initial injury and operation, the patient was taken back to the operating room for excision of his fistula, removal of his bridge graft
and subsequent abdominal reconstruction using Trans-Abdominal Wall Traction (TAWT).
Three years later in 1969, the first of several modified AVFs were being used for vascular access--the saphenous vein bridge graft
The average patency rate of a dialysis bridge graft
is 41%-75%; an arteriovenous fistula that's used for access has a slightly better patency rate.