Journal Watch - Arteriovenous Fistula Puncture Techniques
Meta-analysis: Buttonhole vs. Rope Ladder Cannulation
Buttonhole cannulation with blunt needles can make home hemodialysis more appealing. A new systematic review and meta-analysis of 15 well-designed studies found that Buttonhole cannulation significantly reduced aneurysms, stenosis, blood clots, and bruising—with no difference in infection.
Read the abstract » | (added 2022-08-11)