Late vascular occlusion of central lines in pediatric malignancies.

  title={Late vascular occlusion of central lines in pediatric malignancies.},
  author={Judith A. Wilimas and Monica Hudson and Bhaskara Rao and Xianghua Luo and Lennie Lott and Sue Creviston Kaste},
  volume={101 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether thrombi or vascular occlusion represent a late complication persisting several years after removal of central venous lines (CVLs) in children and adolescents treated for childhood cancer. METHODS Children whose treatment for malignancy included placement of a CVL that had been removed at least 2 months previously were studied during scheduled follow-up that included contrast-enhanced computed tomography. Spiral volume acquisition was used to obtain 3-mm images… CONTINUE READING
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