Table 2.

Preoperative sonographic findings in patients with and without preexisting venous intimal hyperplasia

ParameterVein Intima>22.3 μmVein Intima≤22.3 μmP Value
Forearm AVF
 N of points1529
 Arterial diameter, mm2.8±0.42.6±0.50.19
 Venous diameter, mm3.2±0.63.1±0.70.68
Upper arm AVF
 N of points4936
 Arterial diameter, mm4.7±1.04.4±1.00.28
 Venous diameter, mm4.2±1.34.2±1.10.93
  • AVF, arteriovenous fistula.