Broviac

Bro·vi·ac

(brō'vē-ak),
J.W., 20th-century U.S. surgeon. See: Broviac catheter.
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Donna, of Cramlington, Northumberland, said: "The second time they thought she wouldn't make it was when they had to fit a Broviac line in her chest to feed her.
Hickman, Leonard, Broviac, and Groshong Catheters 65
Quantitative blood cultures in the evaluation of septicemia in children with Broviac catheters.
The medium-intensiveness group included infants receiving enteral feedings by indwelling gavage tubes either continuously or by bolus feedings; intravenous hyperalimentation by indwelling percutaneous intravenous central catheter (PICC) line, broviac, or umbilical vessel catheter (UVC); and/or nasal continuous positive airway pressure by nasal prongs.
At this time, a directly placed atrial Broviac line was inserted for long term parenteral nutrition.
Broviac catheter-related bacteraemias due to unusual pathogens in children with cancer: Case reports with literature review.
continued to improve, and within 10 days she underwent placement of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt for hydrocephalus and placement of a Broviac catheter for long-term antibiotic therapy.
The first devices described by Broviac and then by Hickman were tunneled under the skin and also contained a subcutaneous cuff (3, 4).
Therapy was subsequently changed to intravenous (IV) methylene blue through a Broviac catheter at home.
At fifteen months, life stabilized somewhat: Molly was fed intravenously through her broviac catheter, blind, in supportive seating, developmentally disabled and showing an impressive array of seizure activity.