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Arm Elevation Test

August 24th, 2017


  • 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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