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Central venous catheters for out-patient management of malignant disorders.
  1. M Stockwell,
  2. M Adams,
  3. M Andrew,
  4. G Cameron,
  5. K Pai

    Abstract

    The use of tunnelled central venous catheters in children with malignant disorders is an effective and safe way of giving out-patient chemotherapy and supportive care. The benefits include ready venous access, ease of administration of chemotherapy, decreased time spent in the out-patient clinic, and less anticipatory vomiting and emotional trauma for patients, parents, and staff.

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