Catheter occlusion by calcium carbonate during simultaneous infusion of 5-FU and calcium folinate.

@article{Bruch2003CatheterOB,
  title={Catheter occlusion by calcium carbonate during simultaneous infusion of 5-FU and calcium folinate.},
  author={H-R Bruch and Markus Esser},
  journal={Onkologie},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={469-72}
}
BACKGROUND The treatment of colorectal cancer with administration of a 2-h infusion of calcium folinate followed by a 24-h infusion of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) is a standard therapy. Based on newly published data we have applied an infusion of both compounds, 5-FU and calcium folinate, mixed together in an ambulatory pump. PATIENT AND METHODS We report on a patient suffering from metastatic rectal cancer. After first and second line chemotherapy we started third line chemotherapy consisting of… CONTINUE READING