Clinically manifest thromboembolic complications of femoral vein catheterization for continuous renal replacement therapy.

@article{Lipcsey2014ClinicallyMT,
  title={Clinically manifest thromboembolic complications of femoral vein catheterization for continuous renal replacement therapy.},
  author={Miklos Lipcsey and Horng-Ruey Chua and Antoine Guillaume Schneider and Raymond J Robbins and Rinaldo Bellomo},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={18-23}
}
PURPOSE The safety of femoral vein (FV) catheterization for continuous renal replacement therapy is uncertain. We sought to determine the incidence of clinically manifest venous thromboembolism (VTE) in such patients. METHODS We retrospectively studied patients with femoral high flow catheters (≥ 13F) (December 2005 to February 2011). Discharge diagnostic… CONTINUE READING