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Disease Arteriovenous Fistula

Name Arteriovenous Fistula
Synonyms Aneurysm, Arteriovenous | Arteriovenous Aneurysm | Arteriovenous Fistulas | Fistula, Arteriovenous | Fistulas, Arteriovenous
Definition An abnormal direct communication between an artery and a vein without passing through the CAPILLARIES. An A-V fistula usually leads to the formation of a dilated sac-like connection, arteriovenous aneurysm. The locations and size of the shunts determine the degree of effects on the cardiovascular functions such as BLOOD PRESSURE and HEART RATE.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Congenital abnormality | Pathology (anatomical condition)
MeSH® ID D001164

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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiovascular Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Arteriovenous Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Arteriovenous Fistula
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiovascular Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Vascular Fistula Arteriovenous Fistula
3. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arteriovenous Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Arteriovenous Fistula
4. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Fistula Arteriovenous Fistula
5. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiovascular Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Arteriovenous Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Arteriovenous Fistula
6. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathological Conditions, Anatomical Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fistula Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Vascular Fistula Arteriovenous Fistula

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Arteriovenous Fistula
  Angiokeratoma Corporis Diffusum with Arteriovenous Fistulas
  Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula
  Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistulas
  Wyburn Mason's syndrome