[Clinical application of a totally implantable catheter system].

Abstract

A central-venous, totally implantable catheter system was used in 56 patients, aged 7 months to 75 years, predominantly for cytostatic treatment. The observation period was maximally 22 months. Infections occurred in four patients with leukaemia and severe agranulocytosis (after faulty puncture, and after rupture of the connection between catheter and… (More)

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