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2022 Mar 03

Healthcare (Basel)



True Brachial Artery Aneurysm in Patients with Previous Arterio-Venous Fistula Ligation and Immunosuppressant Therapy for Renal Transplantation: Case Report and Literature Review.


Brachial artery aneurysm (BAA) is a serious complication in patients with previous arterio-venous fistula (AVF), renal transplantation (RT), and immunosuppressive regimens. Until now, there has been no standard of care for these patients, especially for patients undergoing chronic dialysis and immunosuppressive treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate data from the literature regarding these patients and to suggest recommendations for the best approach to their treatment.