Phlebography in long-term catheterization of the subclavian vein. A retrospective study in patients with severe gastrointestinal disorders.

@article{Axelsson1978PhlebographyIL,
  title={Phlebography in long-term catheterization of the subclavian vein. A retrospective study in patients with severe gastrointestinal disorders.},
  author={Christen Kirk Axelsson and Fritz Efsen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1978},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={933-8}
}
The frequency of superior central venous thrombosis was studied in a consecutive retrospective series of 27 patients with severe gastrointestinal disorders in whom long-term catheterization of the subclavian vein for parenteral nutrition was carried out. The patients had 35 periods of catheterization ranging from 14 to 766, mean 86, days and a total of 51… CONTINUE READING