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A prospective randomized study to compare 2 groups:
- heparine lock with positive pressure
- lock without a needle with positive pressure
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Catheter locking systems
University Hospital Ghent
University Hospital, Ghent
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
Hemodialysis catheter related bacterial infections represent a major cause of mortality and morbidity in the hemodialysis population. Several locking agents had been tried with variable de...
Thrombotic dysfunction is a common complication of tunneled cuffed catheters (TCC) leading to inadequate dialysis dose, need to catheter replacement with as consequence progressive exclusi...
The main objective of this study is to show that postoperative Total Knee Replacement (TKR), an analgesic perineural catheter in position under sartorial (KTSS) best preserves motor quadri...
Long-term central venous access devices are considered as safe for the administration of medication as chemotherapy, but are also used for blood sampling. For years these catheters have be...
Goal of the study: A- To find out the best protocol for catheter lock solution to decrease the prevalence of catheter thrombosis 1. - The time to first episode of catheter thromb...
Traditionally heparin has been the anticoagulant of choice for venous dialysis catheter locking. There is systemic leakage of heparin catheter locking solutions at the time of injection. Alternative a...
Limited reports are available on the role of 4% citrate as a locking solution for temporary dialysis catheters. Hence, the aim of this study is to investigate the role of 4% citrate vs. heparin 5,000 ...
The use of fluoroscopy in pediatric catheter ablation has decreased because of mapping systems. In this study, we present the efficiency and reliability of the electroanatomic mapping system in nonflu...
Lateral malleolus fracture can occur alone or is associated with the fracture of the medial malleolus leading to ankle instability. Treatment is aimed to achieve anatomical reduction and ensure stabil...
There is limited biomechanical data supporting the use of anterior or superior-lateral pre-contoured clavicle plates for the treatment of displaced Neer Type II-A clavicle fractures. The objectives of...
A hindrance to the passage of fluids through a CATHETER.
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Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.
Regional infusion of drugs via an arterial catheter. Often a pump is used to impel the drug through the catheter. Used in therapy of cancer, upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, infection, and peripheral vascular disease.
Placement of a balloon-tipped catheter into the pulmonary artery through the antecubital, subclavian, and sometimes the femoral vein. It is used to measure pulmonary artery pressure and pulmonary artery wedge pressure which reflects left atrial pressure and left ventricular end-diastolic pressure. The catheter is threaded into the right atrium, the balloon is inflated and the catheter follows the blood flow through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle and out into the pulmonary artery.