How I Do It: Endovascular Stent Deployment Using a Novel Technique That Obviates the Need for Introducer-Sheath Upsizing


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A case is presented and a novel technique is described by which an endovascular stent is deployed in the venous outflow system of an arteriovenous fistula without the traditional exchange to a larger diameter introducer sheath.