Fistula pressure

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wagolynn
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Re: Fistula pressure

Post by wagolynn »

As a rough rule of thumb, the effective cross-sectional area of the line inside is about half that of a Fistula.

Some types have an inlet and outlet tubes (inside the patient) others (older) types have one tube which alternates as inlet and outlet, controlled by a valve built into the external connector.

Yes, lets hope you don't have to resort to dialysis again for a long long time.
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