• The peripheral portacath provides safe and convenient venous access in pediatric and adolescent patients

    13 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Adolescent patients with chronic conditions rely on permanent venous access for safe treatment and supportive care. Traditionally this is provided by a central venous access device e.g. Hickmann catheter or totally implanted subcutaneous port or also called Port-a-Cath. We reviewed the patient experience, safety and feasibility of insertion of peripheral inserted implanted subcutaneous port .
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  • Simple preoperative radiation safety interventions significantly lower radiation doses during central venous line placement in children

    13 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    The purpose of this study was to reduce radiation exposure during pediatric central venous line placement by implementing a radiation safety process including a radiation safety briefing and a job-instruction model with a preradiation time-out.
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  • Incidence, severity and outcome of central line related complications in pediatric oncology patients; A single center study

    13 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    Central venous access device -related complications are associated with high morbidity rates. This study was performed to underline the importance of CVAD-complication prevention and treatment.
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