Posting this on behalf of Amanda Walker in Melbourne! I am interested to hear of experience of ANZPNA with AV fistulas in our patient population Can each Unit please let me know of your experience during the past 3-5 yrs? We have used AVF very infrequently and had difficulties with failure to mature/ thrombosis whilst we have very few infections with our CVL’s. -Patient selection for AVF vs CVL, -Post op care and surveillance, -Strategies to improve maturation successfully used -Which team performs the surgery ?vascular ?plastics ?adult renal ?other -What is the success rate for reliable use? -Monitoring strategies ?routine U/s vs indication -Complication management – thrombosis Infection, rupture – who is responsible for management? -Perceived long term benefits and risks -Management after successful transplantation -Long term consequences of paed AVF vs CVL – anyone aware of issues when our patients transition to adult services? Thanks Mandy
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