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Central venous catheterization through the basilic vein or by infraclavicular puncture? A controlled trial.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1101595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Central venous catheterization through the basilic vein and by infraclavicular puncture of the subclavian vein was compared in a trial with random allocation to 125 candidate patients. The catheters were inserted via the two routes with roughly equal success rates. Subclavian catheters were maintained better for the period required than were basilic catheters. The infraclavicular puncture caused initial, and basilic catheterization, late complications. Consequently, infraclavicular puncture is preferable for long-term, and basilic catheterization for short-term, needs.
T I Sorensen; S Sonne-Holm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Scandinavica     Volume:  141     ISSN:  0001-5482     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir Scand     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-23     Completed Date:  1975-12-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7906530     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  323-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure Determination
Catheterization / adverse effects,  methods*
Central Venous Pressure
Clinical Trials as Topic
Subclavian Vein

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