'KNOTTING" OF A PIGTAIL CATHETER, AND ITS SUCCESSFUL REMOVAL
- Factores que inciden sobre el tiempo de permanencia de un catÃ©ter endovenoso central. Bello-Villalobos, H.; Mora-Díaz, S.; Ojeda-Reyes, L.; González-Ávila G, G. // Nutricion Hospitalaria;may2006, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p332
Objective: To determine the factors that affect the dwell time of a central venous catheter. Background: The own immunodeficiency in cancer patient and the collateral effects of their treatment increase the probability of infection and reduce the time of use of a catheter. Subjects: Incipient...
- Clinical Uses of the Small Plastic Catheter in Pediatric Patients. Fonkalsrud, Eric W. // Clinical Pediatrics;Feb1966, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p68
This article discusses the clinical applications of small plastic catheters in pediatric patients in the U.S. The small caliber plastic catheter with needle stylette has been developed into a safe and useful tool which may have many diagnostic and therapeutic applications in the management of...
- PERCUTANEOUS INTRODUCTION OF TIP-CLOSED CATHETERS. Olin, Tord // Angiology;Apr1965, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p177
A pereutaneous method for introduction of tip-closed catheters into blood vessels is described.
- CDC Guidelines on Catheter-Related Infections. Morantz, Carrie; Torrey, Brian // American Family Physician;9/15/2003, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1227
Deals with the guidelines issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September 2003 on preventing intravascular catheter-related infections. Variations in the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections; Strategies emphasized in the recommendations.
- Endologix provides larger cuff for patients. // Medical Technology & Devices Week;8/27/2007, Vol. 5 Issue 35, p4
This section reports on the financial success of Endologix despite a recall on its Powerlink System delivery catheters a few years back. It is also noted that the investigational device exemption (IDE) clinical trial of the 34 mm diameter Powerlink infrarneral cuff in conjunction with the...
- ON THE INTRAVASCULAR KNOTTING OF CATHETERS. Bierman, Howard R. // Vascular Surgery;Sep/Oct1972, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p155
Intravascular knotting of flexible catheters is a formidable but rare complication of vascular catheterization. It can best be avoided by three-dimensional visual control of the catheter tip at all times. A program for untying intravascular catheter knot is outlined.
- CERTAIN HAZARDS OF THE CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETER. Tsapogas, Makis J. // Angiology;Jan1969, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p38
Studies certain hazards in the central venous catheter in patients who has sustained major trauma or is undergoing operative procedures. Placement of plastic central venous catheters by percutaneous technique or by surgical exposure of a peripheral vein; Possible complications of the procedures.
- Permcath as Temporary Vascular Access for Hemodialysis. AJ-Wakeel, Jamal S.; Malik, Ghulam Hassan; Al-Mohaya, Suleiman A.; Shareefi, Osama; Mitwalli, Ahmad Hassan // Vascular Surgery;Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p67
The efficacy and complications of 30 cuffed, double-lumen silastic catheters (Permcaths) inserted in 24 patients with chronic end-stage renal failure were studied prospectively at the Security Forces Hospital in Riyadh from June 1992 until March 1996. The causes of end-stage renal failure in the...
- Intravascular Catheter Fragment: A New Method for Percutaneous Removal. Khandpal, Harsh; Gulati, Manpreet Singh; Gamanagathi, Shivanand; Bhalla, Ashu // CardioVascular & Interventional Radiology;May/Jun2006, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p488
The article describes a new method for percutaneous removal of an intravascular catheter fragment. The technique is simple, does not require any special devices, and can be performed in any vascular laboratory. Preoperative embolization was performed on a 15-year-old female patient with a large...