[Epidemiological features and complications of central venous catheters in pediatric oncology: prospective study about 125 cases].


OBJECTIVE To report the indications and early and late catheter-related complications in a Tunisian unit of paediatric oncology. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective study has been performed in a paediatric oncology unit of the Salah Azaïz Institute between 1989 and 2005. It concerns 58 girls and 57 boys with a median age of 7.9 years(4 months to 18… (More)