Should vascular catheters be removed from all patients with candidemia? An evidence-based review.

Abstract

The removal of all central venous catheters (CVCs) from all patients with candidemia is considered to be standard care. However, this practice is not always possible, and it is associated with significant cost and potential complications. To evaluate the effect of CVC removal on the outcome of patients with candidemia, a literature review was conducted that… (More)

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@article{Nucci2002ShouldVC, title={Should vascular catheters be removed from all patients with candidemia? An evidence-based review.}, author={Marcio Nucci and Elias J. Anaissie}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2002}, volume={34 5}, pages={591-9} }