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Central vein thrombophlebitis associated with a permanent silastic central catheter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  113584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The use of silastic catheters for total parenteral nutrition has greatly expanded. Their decided advantages of flexibility and minimal thrombogenicity favor their use in the long-term nutritional support. This case report details the development of central vein thrombophlebitis associated with an indwelling central silastic catheter. This uncommon hazard of central venous catheterization is not eliminated by the use of silastic catheters.
J R Alpert; J W Thomas; J L Mullen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0148-6071     ISO Abbreviation:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Publication Date:    1979 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-11-21     Completed Date:  1979-11-21     Revised Date:  2007-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7804134     Medline TA:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Axillary Vein*
Catheterization / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Parenteral Nutrition / adverse effects*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total / adverse effects*
Silicone Elastomers*
Subclavian Vein
Thrombosis / etiology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Silicone Elastomers

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