hemodialysis catheters

Known as: Hemodialysis Catheter, catheter hemodialysis, catheters hemodialysis 
A hollow tube that is inserted into a large vein to carry blood to and from a dialysis machine.
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
INTRODUCTION Catheter-related infection (CRI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients receiving hemodialysis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Dialysis access is critical for therapy delivery. Few studies have linked type of dialysis access to patient survival… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Tunneled catheters are widely used for the provision of hemodialysis. Long-term catheter survival is limited by tunneled catheter… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Tunneled dialysis catheters are complicated by frequent systemic infections. Standard therapy of catheter-associated… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Uncuffed, nontunneled hemodialysis catheters remain the preferred means to gain immediate access to the circulation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Bacteremia is a frequent complication associated with tunneled, cuffed, permanent catheters (PCs). The incidence, spectrum of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To assess the outcome of interventional radiologic placement of tunneled hemodialysis catheters via the right internal… (More)
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1996
1996
PURPOSE To compare the outcomes of hemodialysis catheters placed by interventional radiologists with those placed by surgeons… (More)
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1994
1994
Although endogenous fistulae and grafts are preferred for permanent hemodialysis access, central venous catheters are often… (More)
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1989
1989
Fifty-three consecutive subclavian or jugular hemodialysis catheters inserted into 41 patients were prospectively studied over a… (More)
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