Central Venous Stenosis in a Patient on Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Case Report

Authors

  • Tanveer Bin Latif Consultant Nephrologist, United Hospital Limited, Dhaka
  • Jan Mohammad Consultant Radiologist, United Hospital Limited, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v9i1.39731

Keywords:

Arterio-venous fistula, brachiocephalic vein stenosis, central vein obstruction, hemodialysis

Abstract

A 57-year-old male patient of chronic kidney disease on maintenance hemodialysis via right radio-cephalic fistula presented with swelling of his right arm and right half of face and headache. With the clinical suspicion of central venous obstruction he underwent venogram of right upper limb. A stenosis was found in right brachiocephalic vein. He underwent a percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty and his symptoms improved substantially.

Birdem Med J 2019; 9(1): 82-84

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Published

2019-01-12

How to Cite

Latif, T. B., & Mohammad, J. (2019). Central Venous Stenosis in a Patient on Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Case Report. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 9(1), 82–84. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v9i1.39731

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Case Reports