In medicine, the Nicoladoni sign, also Branham sign and Nicoladoni-Israel-Branham sign, is if pressure is applied to a artery proximal to an arteriovenous fistula, swelling reduces in size, bruit and thrill will disappear, pulse rate and heart rate becomes normal.
It is named after Carl Nicoladoni.
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