A total of 100 patients were enrolled in the study with 65 having central venous catheters
and 35 having haemodialysis catheters.
Central venous catheters
(CVCs) were inserted using standardised kits and adopting Sledinger technique.
Malposition of a central venous catheter
into the right internal mammary vein: Review of complications of catheter misplacement.
Central Venous Catheter
are broadly classified on the basis of product type, application and end user.
Applied anatomy of the superior vena cava--the carina as a landmark to guide central venous catheter
Venous air embolism occurring after removal of a central venous catheter
The most frequent complication associated with central venous catheter
placement is pneumothorax with an incidence of 1% to 4% (Whitman, 1996).
As the number of patients who need long term installation of central venous catheter
increase the occurrence of delayed complications--including hydrothorax, hydro mediastinum and cardiac tamponade is also increasing.
A close shave: air embolism following laceration of central venous catheter
Mycobacterial central venous catheter
tunnel infection: a difficult problem.
However, it is not clear from the literature what the per-day risk of central venous catheter
(CVC) bacteremia is in a hospitalized infant-toddler medical-surgical population.
Saudi Arabia has approximately 13,000 patients on hemodialysis; with central venous catheter
usage rates are as high as 40%, it said.