[Central venous catheterization: complications of different placements].

  title={[Central venous catheterization: complications of different placements].},
  author={Francesco Iovino and Mauro Pittiruti and Massimo Buononato and F Ricciardi Lo Schiavo},
  journal={Annales de chirurgie},
  volume={126 10},
STUDY AIM The aim of this prospective multicentric non-randomised trial was to report the complications of the central venous catheter insertion with different techniques and to assess the advantages of the low lateral approach to the internal jugular vein, according to the technique originally described by Jernigan et al, with our own modifications. PATIENTS AND METHOD From January 1993 to August 1997, 2,290 CVC (2,286 by percutaneous puncture and 4 by surgical approach) were placed. The… CONTINUE READING


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