It takes approximately 500 guided cannulations
to achieve the highest level of competency described above.
Most of the nurses have done fewer than 10 cannulations
, with one nurse having done 10 to 20 cannulations
and another, 20 to 30.
Selecting the place of arterial cannulation
under these circumstances, to insure sufficient blood flow to both the upper and inferior body parts, was a matter of concern.
Incidence of epidural vein cannulation
in parturients with three different epidural catheters.
The primary endpoint, effective cannulation
within three months, was achieved in 49 of 51 patients evaluated (96%)
I find it a tough sell now because of the problems with cannulations
Inadvertent puncture of the carotid artery is a recognised complication of cannulation
of the internal jugular vein (1,2).
This often means repeated cannulation
of an arteriovenous fistula (AVF), which can lead to damage that needs repair and revision.
A total 1619 central venous cannulations
were recorded during a three-year period with respect to patient data, information about the cannulation
procedures, the radiographic catheter positions and complications during clinical use.
That is, once the setup is complete, the clinician can use both hands to perform vessel cannulations
with clear views of the blood vessels on the PunctSURE dual-view imaging monitor.
Food and Drug Administration to deal with pain associated with blood draws (venipuncture) IV (intravenous) cannulations
and laser ablation of superficial skin lesions.
Information pertaining to the following parameters was collected: 1) demographic information--age, gender, weight, etiology of renal disease, location and vintage of the AVF, and co-morbidities at the time of the study; 2) HD treatment characteristics for both SN and DN subjects--interdialytic weight gains, cannulations
per treatment, blood flow (Qb), treatment length, heparin regimen used and clotted dialysis circuits (Y/N), and frequency and size of hematoma (if present); 3) frequency of CVC placements due to cannulation
difficulties; 4) frequency of investigations (e.