Comparisons of outcomes and survivals for two central venous access port systems.

@article{Hou2005ComparisonsOO,
  title={Comparisons of outcomes and survivals for two central venous access port systems.},
  author={S T Hou and Pa-Chun Wang and Yung-Chuan Sung and Henry Hsin-Chung Lee and Han-ting Liu and Ya-Hui Chen},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={61-6}
}
BACKGROUND This study compares the outcomes and survivals between two central venous access port systems. STUDY DESIGN Medical records from 298 cancer patients who had received open-end (Deltec, N = 159) or closed-end (Groshong, N = 139) port catheter insertions were retrospectively reviewed. METHODS The infection, thrombosis, and surgical complication… CONTINUE READING