A prospective study of untunnelled subclavian vein catheters in hematooncology patients.

@article{Huijgens1991APS,
  title={A prospective study of untunnelled subclavian vein catheters in hematooncology patients.},
  author={Peter C. Huijgens and Rob J.M. Strack van Schijndel and I Kampman and Gert Jan Ossenkoppele and M Klomp-Gerringa and E P van der Putten},
  journal={The Netherlands journal of medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={38 3-4},
  pages={153-8}
}
In patients with hematological malignancies, we prospectively evaluated the use of untunnelled subclavian vein catheters placed either for short term chemotherapy (48 episodes) or for long-term intensive supportive care during pancytopenia (152 episodes). The 200 catheters were placed in 88 different patients. There were 2 placement failures and 2 cases of… CONTINUE READING