Quinton-Scribner shunt

Quinton-Scribner shunt
an arteriovenous shunt formerly widely used for hemodialysis, consisting of an external cannula composed of a U-shaped Silastic tube with Teflon tips, connecting the radial artery and the cephalic vein.

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  • Northwest Kidney Centers — James Haviland Kidney Center, Seattle, WA The Northwest Kidney Centers in Seattle Washington was established in 1962 as the first out of hospital outpatient hemodialysis treatment center. The model of providing hemodialysis outside of a hospital… …   Wikipedia

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