What to Expect After AV Fistula Surgery

These resources will help you learn about recovery after AV fistula surgery:


Just the Facts: Vascular Access

Two page fact sheet presents an overview of what symptoms can be expected after access placement surgery. From Life Options (MEI).


Putting "U" in Fistula

Twelve page newsletter describes what to expect after fistula surgery, including pain. It also gives a first-hand patient description of how he felt after fistula surgery.  From ESRD Network 12.


Maintaining Your Lifeline

Twelve page newsletter describes what to expect after surgery, with tips for what to do to relieve any pain or swelling.  From ESRD Network 12.


Please Note: Before printing any of these resources, we recommend that you check your printer settings to determine the correct page orientation for the document.  Some tools may need to be printed in the 'Landscape' format to avoid cutting off any of the text.


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