Susan Dumbleton

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PURPOSE To determine whether the anatomic relationship between the subclavian vein (SCV) and the first rib is sufficiently constant to allow safe and reproducible fluoroscopically guided SCV puncture. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-four subclavian venograms were obtained from 42 consecutive adult patients. Position and width of the SCV crossing over the(More)
Constipation is an important cause of technique failure and poor dialysis efficiency in Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) patients. A review of patient notes on our unit revealed 43% reported difficulties associated with constipation. A stool and laxative recording diary was sent to 126 PD patients. 46 patients reported using laxatives. All respondents using(More)
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