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Hi guys,
Does the AV fistula shift the cardiac function curve upward or not?
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An AV fistula would cause an upward shift of both the cardiac and vascular function curves, because the AV fistula would reduce TPR by bypassing the resistant arterioles and would increased the venous return. It's demonstrated perfectly in FA2014.
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