Incidence of deep vein thrombosis associated with peripherally inserted central catheters in adults with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Nash2009IncidenceOD,
  title={Incidence of deep vein thrombosis associated with peripherally inserted central catheters in adults with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Edward F. Nash and Emma J. Helm and Anne Stephenson and Elizabeth D Tullis},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={347-51}
}
PURPOSE Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are commonly used in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) to administer intravenous antibiotics for pulmonary exacerbations. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of PICC-related deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in a large group of adults with CF with and without Burkholderia cepacia complex… CONTINUE READING