A comparative study of peripherally-inserted and Broviac catheter complications in home parenteral nutrition patients.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICC) have become increasingly popular for medium to long-term parenteral nutrition (PN) but there is limited data on the complication rates in this sub-group. We aimed to compare the rates of complications associated with tunneled catheters (Broviac) and PICC in home PN (HPN) patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2013.12.017

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