The S-Tunnel for tunnelled dialysis catheter: an alternative approach to the prevention of displacement.

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PURPOSE Vascular access has been described in the literature anywhere from the 'Achilles Heel' to the 'Cornerstone' of haemodialysis. Displacement of a central venous catheter is not an uncommon occurrence. We discuss an alternative method of placement for the tunnelled central venous catheter to prevent displacement in those patients with excess anterior… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/jva.5000455

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@article{Jenkins2015TheSF, title={The S-Tunnel for tunnelled dialysis catheter: an alternative approach to the prevention of displacement.}, author={Glyndwr W Jenkins and Michael E. Kelly and Siddiq Anwar and S. Shaikh Saubiya Ahmed}, journal={The journal of vascular access}, year={2015}, volume={16 6}, pages={527-9} }