Percutaneous placement of central venous catheters: Comparing the anatomical landmark method with the radiologically guided technique for central venous catheterization through the internal jugular vein in emergent hemodialysis patients

Koroglu M., Demir M., Koroglu B., Sezer M., Akhan O., Yildiz H., ...More

ACTA RADIOLOGICA, vol.47, no.1, pp.43-47, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/02841850500406845
  • Title of Journal : ACTA RADIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-47


Purpose: To compare the success and immediate complication rates of the anatomical landmark method (group 1) and the radiologically (combined real-time ultrasound and fluoroscopy) guided technique (group 2) in the placement of central venous catheters in emergent hemodialysis patients.