Signs
 

Arm Elevation Test

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Overview

    • Test For

    • Outflow stenosis
    • How to Perform

    • Elevate the arm and look for collapse of the fistula.
    • Interpretation

    • Normal - the fistula collapses
    • Outflow stenosis - the part proximal to the stenosis will collapse and the distal part will remain distended
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