catheter

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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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Patients can avoid risks associated with central venous catheter placement.
The indwelling time of central venous catheter was found to be the most important predictive factor for the development of CRDVT.
Evaluation of routine postoperative chest roentgenogram for determination of the correct position of permanent central venous catheter tip.
Strategies for prevention of iatrogenic inferior vena cava filter entrapment and dislodgement during central venous catheter placement.
This is done using a central venous catheter, which is placed on the central line.
Central venous catheter (CVC) insertion is a routine procedure in intensive care units (ICUs) to administer drugs or intravenous fluids and also to measure central venous pressure.
Removal of the central venous catheter at an appropriate time according to predetermined criteria can mean the difference between life and death, particularly in immuno-compromised patients (8).
4,5) In fact, most authors believe that a residual SC catheter tract is responsible for the rare cases of air embolism that occur after removal of a central venous catheter.
Woodward was the emergency-room physician responsible for verifying the proper placement of the central venous catheter.
Explain the physiologic principles and research findings which are the basis for central venous catheter care procedures.
M2 PHARMA-April 30, 2015-Teleflex renews Central Venous Catheter (CVC) product line deal with HealthTrust
A right subclavian triple lumen central venous catheter was inserted by an experienced resident using percutaneous seldingers technique and good back flow in all three ports.
Reportedly, Neutrolin, as a catheter lock solution, has been proven to significantly reduce the incidence of catheter related bloodstream infections (CRBIs) as well as maintain catheter patency by inhibiting thrombosis, thus reducing the need for systemic antibiotics and prolonging central venous catheter life.
A 72-year-old man undergoing an abdominoperineal resection of the rectum had a 14 G central venous catheter (CVC) inserted preoperatively via the jugular route.
We were very pleased to hear the news that we were the recipients of the CANNT 2008 Journal Award for our manuscript entitled, Predictors of Hemodialysis Central Venous Catheter Exit Site Infections.
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