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a thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open

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continued to improve, and within 10 days she underwent placement of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt for hydrocephalus and placement of a Broviac catheter for long-term antibiotic therapy.
A new approach to the management of Broviac catheter infection.
The subject of the order is the delivery of disposable equipment for the surgery team (including trocars, Staplers, Loads, Bone substitutes, Needles, Trimming device, Polymer and titanium clips, Surgical extracts, Cranial disposable pins, Handles, Laparoscopes and clamps, Surgical implants, Implants, Implants, Catheters, Stabilizers, Terminals, Stimulators, Valves, Intraperitoneal implants, Plasma collection system, Vacuum cement mixer, Valves, Prostheses, Anchors anchors for stabilization of detached soft tissue fragments, Cannulas, Broviac catheters, Valve sets, Drainage, Cerebrospinal fluid reservoir, Guides, Vascular port with titanium chamber and insertion kit, External lumbar drainage kit, Bipolar prosthesis , Polypropylene mesh, Plates and bolts, Specified see annex 2 for details.
The biggest decrease occurred in the percentage of infected Broviac catheters (60% to 31%).