Central venous catheters: the role of radiology.

@article{Tan2006CentralVC,
  title={Central venous catheters: the role of radiology.},
  author={Perciliz L Tan and Matthew R Gibson},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={13-22}
}
The insertion and management of long-term venous catheters have long been the province of anaesthetists, intensive care physicians and surgeons. Radiologists are taking an increasing role in the insertion of central venous catheters (CVCs) because of their familiarity with the imaging equipment and their ability to manipulate catheters and guide-wires. The radiological management of the complications of CVCs has also expanded as a result. This article reviews the role of radiology in central… CONTINUE READING

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