Tunneled, double lumen Broviac catheters are useful, efficient and safe in children undergoing peripheral blood progenitor cell harvesting and transplantation.

@article{Leibundgut1996TunneledDL,
  title={Tunneled, double lumen Broviac catheters are useful, efficient and safe in children undergoing peripheral blood progenitor cell harvesting and transplantation.},
  author={Kurt K. Leibundgut and C A Mueller and K L M{\"u}ller and Annette Ridolfi-L{\"u}thy and Astrid Hirt},
  journal={Bone marrow transplantation},
  year={1996},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={663-7}
}
We prospectively evaluated performance, efficiency, safety and compliance of large-bore central venous catheters (Cook TPN; Cook (Switzerland) AG) introduced via saphenous veins in 32 children and infants elected to undergo peripheral blood progenitor cell (PBPC) harvesting and transplantation (PBPCT). With these catheters a flow rate (25-65 ml/min… CONTINUE READING