Twelve totally implantable subcutaneous central venous catheter systems were used in paediatric oncology patients. Complications were few--namely, blockage and four infective episodes, all of which were successfully treated. Infective rate was 0.189 episodes per 100 days' use, which is substantially lower than that reported with other central venous catheters.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.