tunneled catheter

tunneled catheter

a central venous catheter left in place for a long period so that scar tissue forms and anchors it in place.
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Ethical and legal obligation to avoid long-term tunneled catheter access.
Tunneled catheters in hemodialysis patients: Reasons and subsequent outcomes.
Nazarian GK, Bjarnason H, Dietz CA Jr, Bernadas CA, Hunter DW Changes in tunneled catheter tip position when a patient is upright.
The patient receives dialysis through a tunneled catheter in the left internal jugular vein.
Tunneled catheter pocket or port site abscesses necessitate removal of the device and at least 7-10 days of antimicrobial therapy
This outpatient procedure entails the subcutaneous implantation of a programmable pump connected to a tunneled catheter that is percutaneously placed intrathecally.
MARKET DYNAMICS II-19 Dire Need to Prevent Catheter-linked Infection II-19 Infection Prevention Promotes Research II-19 Antimicrobial-Coated Urinary Catheters Aiding in Lowering HAI Risk II-20 Unlocking Bacterial Genes Opens Doors to Preventing Biofilms II-20 Tunneled Catheters versus Non-tunneled Catheters II-21 Intraurethral Catheter - A Better Alternative to Indwelling Catheters for Elderly Patients II-21 4.
who were identified as having a need for tunneled catheters for dialysis and an open right internal jugular vein.
MARKET DYNAMICS II-7 Intermittent Catheters Continue to Drive Urological Catheters Market II-7 Home-based Hemodialysis - An Emerging Market for Catheter Makers II-7 Antimicrobial-Coated Urinary Catheters Aiding in Lowering HAI Risk II-8 Unlocking Bacterial Genes Opens Doors to Preventing Biofilms II-8 Tunneled Catheters versus Non-tunneled Catheters II-9 Intraurethral Catheter - A Better Alternative to Indwelling Catheters for Elderly Patients II-9
The greater length and cuffed design of tunneled catheters provides a significant barrier to outside infection, whereas non-tunneled catheters are more susceptible to infection due to their design.
HDC Corporation, a leader in vascular access technology, designs, manufactures, and markets a complete line of intermediate and long-term vascular access devices including midline catheters, PICCs, implantable ports, and tunneled catheters.