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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/02841850701342104
  • Journal Name: ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.613-619
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


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.