Central catheter fibrin sleeve--heparin effect.

@article{Ruggiero1983CentralCF,
  title={Central catheter fibrin sleeve--heparin effect.},
  author={Rubina Ruggiero and T J Aisenstein},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1983},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={270-3}
}
Intravascular abnormalities were well documented with central venous catheters. A prospective randomized study was undertaken to assess the actual incidence of such abnormalities with a silicone catheter and the effect of heparin in small doses on the formation of such abnormalities. Silicone catheters placed via the subclavian route were inserted for intravenous nutritional support. A standard solution of 5% amino acid and 20 to 25% dextrose was utilized and patients were randomized to receive… CONTINUE READING
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