Effectiveness of sutureless percutaneous placement of cuffed tunneled hemodialysis catheters applying StatLock attachment devices.

@article{Teichgrber2011EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of sutureless percutaneous placement of cuffed tunneled hemodialysis catheters applying StatLock attachment devices.},
  author={Ulf Karl-Martin Teichgr{\"a}ber and Maximilian de Bucourt and Bernhard Gebauer and Florian Streitparth and Bernd Hamm and Christian N H Enzweiler},
  journal={The journal of vascular access},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={17-20}
}
PURPOSE A prospective, randomized-controlled trail was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of securing tunneled hemodialysis (HD) catheters with sutureless StatLock attachment devices (Bard Access Systems) compared to traditional suture fixation. METHODS At a university teaching hospital 72 patients with chronic renal failure received cuffed tunneled… CONTINUE READING