TITLE

Scribner shunt

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1961
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Scribner shunt" is presented. It refers to a tube, usually made of synthetic material, which is used to connect an artery to a vein. It is used in patients requiring frequent venipuncture as in hemodialysis.
ACCESSION #
21245108

 

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