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  • 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.

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    Tags: Buttonhole Cannulation, Blunt Needles, Rope ladder Cannulation, Arteriovenous Fistula Puncture Techniques