Thromboembolic complications related to indwelling central venous catheters in children with oncological/haematological diseases: a retrospective study of 362 catheters

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Indwelling central venous catheters (CVC) are essential devices in the management of children with oncological/haematological diseases being treated with chemotherapy or undergoing bone marrow transplantation. Our study was aimed at detecting the incidence of important thrombotic events caused by CVC in children, and the coexistence of coagulation disorders… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005200100237

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