Successful use of cuffed central venous hemodialysis catheters inserted percutaneously.

@article{Swartz1994SuccessfulUO,
  title={Successful use of cuffed central venous hemodialysis catheters inserted percutaneously.},
  author={Richard D. Swartz and Joseph M Messana and Charles J. Boyer and Norman Martin Lunde and William F. Weitzel and Tracy L. Hartman},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={1994},
  volume={4 9},
  pages={1719-25}
}
Although endogenous fistulae and grafts are preferred for permanent hemodialysis access, central venous catheters are often required for varying intervals when creating permanent access is not feasible. The prospective experience with 118 catheters in over a 3.5-yr period is reported; 93 (79%) were placed by percutaneous techniques, and 25 (21%) were placed by operative techniques. Seventy seven catheters (65%) were placed in the subclavian vein, 36 (31%) were placed in the internal jugular… CONTINUE READING

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