Arteriovenous Fistula

About- An arteriovenous (AV) fistula is an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein.

Symptoms-
 Fatigue
 Heart failure
 Low blood pressure
 Purplish, bulging visible veins
 Swelling in the arms or legs 

Causes-

 Cardiac catheterization
 Congenital defect
 Defective Gene
 Injuries or trauma
 Surgical creation 

Specialists to Visit

 Interventional Radiologist
 Vascular Surgeon
 Neurosurgeon
 Nephrologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
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