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Tunneled jugular small-bore central catheters as an alternative to peripherally inserted central catheters for intermediate-term venous access in patients with hemodialysis and chronic renal insufficiency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10540677     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In 34 patients with chronic renal insufficiency or failure, 43 small-bore central catheters were placed via the internal or external jugular veins: right internal jugular vein, 28; left internal jugular vein, 14; right external jugular vein, one. Central venous access was achieved in all patients (mean catheter dwell time, 28 days; range, 3-99 days), with two minor complications (arterial puncture and catheter damage during suturing). Tunneled jugular small-bore central catheters are a vein-preserving alternative to peripherally inserted central catheters in this population.
Authors:
K J Sasadeusz; S O Trerotola; H Shah; J Namyslowski; M S Johnson; K P Moresco; N H Patel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  213     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1999 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-11-17     Completed Date:  1999-11-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Indiana University Medical Center, University Hospital, Indianapolis 46202-5253, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Catheterization, Central Venous* / instrumentation
Catheters, Indwelling
Child
Female
Humans
Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy*
Male
Middle Aged
Renal Dialysis* / instrumentation,  methods

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