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Central venous catheter occlusion and thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12848317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Central venous catheters are widely used in children with critical illness and chronic disease. These devices are often essential in the delivery of medications and intravenous fluids and in hemodynamic monitoring. Central venous catheter occlusion and thrombosis are common problems in patients using these devices. This article reviews the background, pathophysiology, and incidence of catheter occlusion and catheter-related thrombosis. Diagnostic, preventive, and treatment strategies, along with future research directions, are addressed.
Authors:
Brian R Jacobs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care clinics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0749-0704     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care Clin     Publication Date:  2003 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-09     Completed Date:  2003-08-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507720     Medline TA:  Crit Care Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-514, ix     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA. Jacobs@cchmc.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
Equipment Failure
Humans
Pediatrics*
Risk Factors
Venous Thrombosis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  physiopathology,  prevention & control

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