Venous thrombosis following diagnostic transvenous catheterization by percutaneous catheter insertion: an evaluation of desmopressin as a thromboprophylactic agent.

@article{Nilsen1984VenousTF,
  title={Venous thrombosis following diagnostic transvenous catheterization by percutaneous catheter insertion: an evaluation of desmopressin as a thromboprophylactic agent.},
  author={Dennis Winston Trygve Nilsen and J W Haerem and Arne Westheim and Arnulf Skjennald and H Grendahl and Hans C Godal},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={1984},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={121-3}
}
The preventive effect of desmopressin with respect to catheter induced thrombosis was studied in a randomized double-blind trial, consisting of 30 patients undergoing percutaneous transcubital right heart catheterization. Phlebography of the catheterized arm was performed after five days. The frequency of post-catheterization thrombosis was reduced by 33… CONTINUE READING