Skip to main content

Case of the Week - Week Five

Monday, March 5, 2018

INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY by Valley Radiology

Case of the week: Diaylsis patient with decrease in functioning of AV fistula - competing accessory vein needs to be shut down to fully route flow to AV fistula 
Plug embolization of a competing vein for a successful maturation of the left arm AV fistula.
(*closing off of larger vein that takes blood away from a normal AV fistula)
Photo 1 - Accessory vein to shut down
Photo 2- Plug insertion into competing accessory vein
Photo 3- Full functioning AV fistula due to plug embolization

Contact Us Today!

Looking for more information about Valley Radiology, our team of radiologists or the services we offer? Call now to schedule an appointment or fill out our quick contact form today!