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  1. Arti says:

    If this site is not suitable then we may choose to use the forearm of the dominant hand or the upper arm of your non-dominant hand, above the elbow. You receive a local anesthetic (numbing medicine) at the proposed site along with IV sedation to relax you. After we decide on the appropriate type of access, we select the location. The surgical incision is usually only 2 to 4 inches long. A surgeon usually performs the procedure in the operating room. A surgeon We may request additional studies which include ultrasounds or even dye studies of the blood vessels in your arms and legs. Typically surgeons construct hemodialysis access in the forearm of your non-dominant hand.

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