central catheter


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central catheter

A catheter inserted into a central vein or artery for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
See also: catheter
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Abbreviations: VAD, venous access device; PIV, peripheral venous catheter; Mid, midline catheter; CVC, central venous catheter; PICC, peripherally inserted central catheter. TABLE 2.
[2] Roughly grouped into the tunnelled catheters with an anchoring cuff, non-tunnelled catheters, implantable ports, peripherally inserted central catheters and dialysis catheters they may be single, double or triple lumen with consequent increases in diameter.
Caption: Figure 1: Inspiratory chest X-ray showing left internal jugular central catheter in aberrant left superior pulmonary vein (arrows).
Steve discussed his experience to date in placing Chest Inserted Central Catheters (CICC).
Cancer patients who receive PET/CT exams often have indwelling central catheters and ports.
Pediatric peripherally inserted central catheters: complication rates related to catheter tip location.
Embolic strokes after peripherally inserted central catheter placement.
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) were first introduced in the mid 1970's and their use has steadily increased since.
Incidence of upper limb venous thrombosis associated with peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC).
Statistical analysis failed to confirm an association between central catheter placement and mortality.
An umbilical catheter (UAC) was initially placed and then was replaced by a percutaneous inserted central catheter (PICC) when the baby was two weeks old.

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