TITLE

Internal jugular vein access in a semi-seated position for catheterisation to enable haemodialysis in orthopnoeic patients

AUTHOR(S)
Karatanasopuloz, R.; Balbuena, V.; Paiz, M.; Levy, G.; Martín, C.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Nefrologia;2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p699
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the technique, duration of catheterization, complications and outcome of patients having a catheter inserted for haemodialysis. It states that vein access is used commonly in carrying out diagnostic and therapeutic procedures but with the right preparation due to complications. It notes recommends the femoral vein approach for emergency haemodialysis because of its low rate complications.
ACCESSION #
56947130

 

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