The risk factors in central venous catheter-related thrombosis.

  title={The risk factors in central venous catheter-related thrombosis.},
  author={C{\"u}neyt K{\"o}ksoy and Ayhan M. Kuzu and Ilhan Erden and Ahmet Akkaya},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery},
  volume={65 11},
Catheter-related venous thrombosis is one of the most important complications of central venous catheters. The aim of this prospective study was to assess the risk factors that may be important in the development of catheter-related thrombosis. Multiple lumen (n = 20) and single lumen (n = 24) polyurethane catheters were inserted to the subclavian vein by the infraclavicular approach in 44 consecutive patients. All variables that may be significant for the development of thrombosis related to… CONTINUE READING

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