Tunneled internal jugular catheters in adult patients: Comparison of outcomes in hemodialysis versus infusion catheters


Peynircioglu B., Ozkan F., Canyigit M., Cil B. E. , Balkanci F.

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, vol.48, no.6, pp.613-619, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/02841850701342104
  • Title of Journal : ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.613-619

Abstract

Background: Tunneled central venous catheters placed by interventional radiologists are now widely used for hemodialysis and infusion therapies throughout the world. However, complications such as infections and malfunctions still remain a major concern in oncology and hemodialysis patients.