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central

1. 
a. of or relating to the central nervous system
b. of or relating to the centrum of a vertebra
2. (of a force) directed from or towards a point
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Table-2: Frequency of outcome variables associated with the insertion of central venous catheterization.
KEY WORDS: Obese patients, Central venous catheterization, Ultrasound, Cross sectional area.
The accuracy of the central landmark used for central venous catheterization of the internal jugular vein.
Central venous catheterization guided by ultrasound or anatomical points.
Infection, dehydration, trauma, cancer, central venous catheterization, and chemotherapy are the most common predisposing factors for the development of thrombosis in children (3).
Central venous catheterization plays an important role in the management of the critical patient.
McGee DC, Gould MK Preventing complications of central venous catheterization.
Other risk factors that were recorded included age, sex, duration of hospital stay, smoking, alcoholism, known hypercoagulable state, malignancy, haematological disorder, surgery, trauma, immobilization, intake of oral contraceptive pills, past history of DVT, varicose veins, central venous catheterization and use of mechanical ventilation.
As it is well known, in all hospitals over the country, similar techniques are used in patients, who need central venous catheterization, but only some of them have interventional radiology facility.

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