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Central venous catheterization and thrombosis in newborns: update on diagnosis and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22958007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Very low birth weight and other critically ill neonates require prolonged vascular access, which is achieved in current practice with central venous catheters. The initiation of adequate parenteral nutrition and prolonged intravenous medications represent the most important applications. Central vascular access in neonates is associated with a high risk for mechanical, infectious and thrombotic complications. The use of central lines is the most common cause for thrombosis in neonates and infants. The management of line-related thrombosis is based on expert opinion guidelines and is largely dependent on patient symptoms and the further requirement of the catheter. This review article focuses on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and acute and long-term management of catheter thrombosis in neonates.
Maria Sellitto; Francesco Messina
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Retracted Publication; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  25 Suppl 4     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-10     Completed Date:  2013-02-14     Revised Date:  2014-10-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  26-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*,  statistics & numerical data
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  etiology,  therapy
Intensive Care, Neonatal / methods,  trends
Risk Factors
Thrombosis / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  etiology*,  therapy*
Retraction In:
Di Renzo GC, Maulik D, Treadway A. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2014 May;27(8):864   [PMID:  24070325 ]

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