Case 1
2 Week Follow Up

You see the patient 2 weeks after fistula creation. What are the key points to note on exam at this time?

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A good neurovascular exam of the extremity is important in patient with newly created dialysis access to detect any early neurovascular compromise or steal symptoms. This patient’s exam at 2 weeks reveals a patent fistula and no evidence of neurovascular compromise.

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