Hektoen International

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Tag: arteriovenous shunt

  • Belding Scribner and his arteriovenous Teflon shunt

    Belding Scribner.¬†Photo by Kay Rodriguez. From University of Washington School of Medicine Online News Archive. Without Belding Scribner maintenance dialysis might have never happened. Although by 1960 the technology of hemodialysis had become quite advanced, and several types of dialyzers, notably the Kolff Twin Coil, had been successfully used, long-term access to the vascular system…