peripheral catheterization

Summary

Summary: Insertion of a catheter into a peripheral artery, vein, or airway for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Central venous catheters for infusion therapy in gastrointestinal cancer. A comparative study of tunnelled centrally placed catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters
    R Snelling
    Hamilton Regional Cancer Center
    J Intraven Nurs 24:38-47. 2001
  2. ncbi Alteplase for treatment of occluded peripherally inserted central catheters: safety and efficacy in 240 patients
    Rita Ng
    University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:45-9. 2004
  3. ncbi Why are we stuck on tape and suture? A review of catheter securement devices
    Anne Marie Frey
    Vascular Access Service IV Team at Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Infus Nurs 29:34-8. 2006
  4. ncbi Leading change: Retrospective evaluation of a nurse-led initiative in vascular access options for autologous stem cell transplant recipients ranging from Hickman catheters to peripherally inserted central catheters
    Sheryl McDiarmid
    Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Ontario, Canada
    J Infus Nurs 29:81-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:759-69. 2002
  6. ncbi Ultrasound guidance for vascular access
    Paul André C Abboud
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Oakland, 280 West MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 22:749-73. 2004
  7. ncbi Developing a Research base for Intravenous Peripheral cannula re-sites (DRIP trial). A randomised controlled trial of hospital in-patients
    Joan Webster
    Centre for Clinical Nursing, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:664-71. 2007
  8. ncbi Infusion phlebitis in post-operative patients: when and why
    M Monreal
    Servicios de Cirugía General, Medicina Interna y Epidemiología, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol de Badalona, Spain
    Haemostasis 29:247-54. 1999
  9. ncbi Safety of prolonging peripheral cannula and i.v. tubing use from 72 hours to 96 hours
    K K Lai
    Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Am J Infect Control 26:66-70. 1998
  10. ncbi Peripheral Teflon catheters: factors determining incidence of phlebitis and duration of cannulation
    Oliver A Cornely
    Department I of Internal Medicine, Cologne University Hospital, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:249-53. 2002

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Publications245 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Central venous catheters for infusion therapy in gastrointestinal cancer. A comparative study of tunnelled centrally placed catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters
    R Snelling
    Hamilton Regional Cancer Center
    J Intraven Nurs 24:38-47. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi Alteplase for treatment of occluded peripherally inserted central catheters: safety and efficacy in 240 patients
    Rita Ng
    University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:45-9. 2004
    ..Despite the popularity of PICCs, there are few prospective data on the use of fibrinolytic agents to salvage these particular devices. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of alteplase treatment...
  3. ncbi Why are we stuck on tape and suture? A review of catheter securement devices
    Anne Marie Frey
    Vascular Access Service IV Team at Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Infus Nurs 29:34-8. 2006
    ..This appears to be the result of improved securement and reduced catheter motion. These studies make the authors question their current practice of securing catheters with tape and suture when better alternatives are available...
  4. ncbi Leading change: Retrospective evaluation of a nurse-led initiative in vascular access options for autologous stem cell transplant recipients ranging from Hickman catheters to peripherally inserted central catheters
    Sheryl McDiarmid
    Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Ontario, Canada
    J Infus Nurs 29:81-8. 2006
    ..This study reports the results of a retrospective analysis comparing efficacy and complication profiles between 50 patients with the traditional Hickman catheter and 70 patients with PICCs...
  5. ncbi Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:759-69. 2002
    ..Although many catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) are preventable, measures to reduce these infections are not uniformly implemented...
  6. ncbi Ultrasound guidance for vascular access
    Paul André C Abboud
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Oakland, 280 West MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Emerg Med Clin North Am 22:749-73. 2004
    ..Many different techniques may be applied, depending on the clinical situation and equipment available...
  7. ncbi Developing a Research base for Intravenous Peripheral cannula re-sites (DRIP trial). A randomised controlled trial of hospital in-patients
    Joan Webster
    Centre for Clinical Nursing, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:664-71. 2007
    ..There is currently no high grade evidence on which to base decisions about the frequency of intravenous cannula re-sites...
  8. ncbi Infusion phlebitis in post-operative patients: when and why
    M Monreal
    Servicios de Cirugía General, Medicina Interna y Epidemiología, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol de Badalona, Spain
    Haemostasis 29:247-54. 1999
    ..This study was done to prospectively assess its frequency in a series of consecutive patients who will undergo surgery, and to identify which variables may predict an increased risk for phlebitis...
  9. ncbi Safety of prolonging peripheral cannula and i.v. tubing use from 72 hours to 96 hours
    K K Lai
    Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Am J Infect Control 26:66-70. 1998
    ..If intravenous cannulas and lines were prolonged to 96 hours, a potential cost saving of $61,200 per year could be realized...
  10. ncbi Peripheral Teflon catheters: factors determining incidence of phlebitis and duration of cannulation
    Oliver A Cornely
    Department I of Internal Medicine, Cologne University Hospital, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:249-53. 2002
    ..Risk factors for catheter-related phlebitis were assessed at a single tertiary-care institution where no routine change policy for peripheral intravenous catheters is in place...
  11. ncbi Peripheral intravenous therapy-related phlebitis rates in an adult population
    S A White
    Ball Memorial Hospital, USA
    J Intraven Nurs 24:19-24. 2001
    ..In three cases, although the catheter site was clear at the time of catheter removal, postinfusion phlebitis developed within 24 hours. Catheter site locations, diagnoses, medications, and i.v. fluids in these cases were varied...
  12. ncbi Relationship between peripheral intravenous catheter Dwell time and the development of phlebitis and infiltration
    M R Catney
    VA Medical Center 00A, Iowa City, IA 52246, USA
    J Infus Nurs 24:332-41. 2001
    ..v. catheter beyond 72 hours under certain circumstances...
  13. ncbi Nonocclusive radial artery injury resulting from transradial coronary interventions: radial artery IVUS
    Allyson Edmundson
    Wake Heart Research, WakeMed Heart Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 17:528-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate nonocclusive radial artery injury resulting from transradial access...
  14. ncbi Pseudoaneurysms of peroneal artery: treatment with transcatheter platinum coil embolization
    Takaki Sugimoto
    Departments of Surgery, Hyogo Prefectural Awaji Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 10:263-5. 2004
    ..The pseudoaneurysms disappeared in both cases and the patients have been doing well until now...
  15. ncbi Prospective surveillance of phlebitis associated with peripheral intravenous catheters
    Tal Malach
    Infectious Disease Unit, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Infect Control 34:308-12. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the rate of phlebitis associated with peripheral IVCs to identify predictors for phlebitis and to isolate pathogenic bacteria from phlebitic catheter tips...
  16. ncbi Comparison of two methods of peripheral intravenous cannula securement in the pediatric setting
    Sarah Callaghan
    Clinical Support Services, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Infus Nurs 25:256-64. 2002
    ..There were few differences in the observed incidence of phlebitis or extravasation. The new combination dressing may be considered for use in children when prolonged catheterization is anticipated...
  17. ncbi Evidence for elective replacement of peripheral intravenous catheter to prevent thrombophlebitis: a systematic review
    Ewa Idvall
    Research Section, Kalmar County Council, Kalmar, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 55:715-22. 2006
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  18. pmc Randomised clinical trial of elective re-siting of intravenous cannulae
    P Barker
    Combined Gastroenterology Research Group, Scarborough Hospital, Woodlands Drive, Scarborough YO12 6QL, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 86:281-3. 2004
    ..The aim of this prospective randomised study was to investigate the effect of elective change of intravenous cannulae on the incidence of PVT in hospital in-patients...
  19. ncbi The risk of bloodstream infection in adults with different intravascular devices: a systematic review of 200 published prospective studies
    Dennis G Maki
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1159-71. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi Cannulation of the axillary artery with a side graft reduces morbidity
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1315-20. 2004
    ..Previously, we cannulated the artery directly; now we use a side graft. The purposes of this study were to (1) investigate cannulation-related morbidity and (2) determine whether use of a side graft reduces it...
  21. ncbi Peripheral intravenous catheter-related phlebitis and related risk factors
    M Nassaji-Zavareh
    Department of Infectious Medicine, Fathemie Hospital, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, 17 Shahrivar Boulevard, Semnan, Iran
    Singapore Med J 48:733-6. 2007
    ..Peripheral intravenous catheter-related phlebitis is a common and significant problem in clinical practice. This study aims to investigate the incidence of phlebitis and to evaluate some important related factors...
  22. ncbi Selective performance of prophylactic omentopexy during laparoscopic implantation of peritoneal dialysis catheters
    John H Crabtree
    Department of Surgery, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Medical Center, California 90706, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:180-4. 2003
    ..Actuarial analysis demonstrates that an operative strategy of selectively performing omentopexy for redundant omentum significantly improves catheter survival free of flow dysfunction (P < 0.0001)...
  23. pmc Accidental catheter removal in critically ill patients: a prospective and observational study
    Leonardo Lorente
    Staff Intensivist, Department of Intensive Care, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain
    Crit Care 8:R229-33. 2004
    ..The objective of the present study was to analyze the incidence of ACR for all types of catheters in the ICU...
  24. ncbi Prospective study of arterial and central venous catheter colonization and of arterial- and central venous catheter-related bacteremia in intensive care units
    Ousmane Traore
    Service d Hygiène Hospitalière, Hopital G Montpied, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Crit Care Med 33:1276-80. 2005
    ..To compare the rates of positive quantitative culture (PQC) of arterial catheter (AC) and central venous catheter (CVC) tips and of CVC- and AC-related bacteremia in intensive care unit patients undergoing placement of both ACs and CVCs...
  25. ncbi Use of full sterile barrier precautions during insertion of arterial catheters: a randomized trial
    Bart J A Rijnders
    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Infect Dis 36:743-8. 2003
    ..5 cases per 1000 catheter-days). Use of SBPs did not prevent AC colonization or infection. The incidence of AC-related infectious complications was comparable to the incidence of CVC-related infection reported in the literature...
  26. ncbi The efficacy and safety of blood sampling through peripherally inserted central catheter devices in children
    Marianne Knue
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Infus Nurs 28:30-5. 2005
    ..Children often undergo multiple needle punctures, which are associated with pain, anxiety, and dissatisfaction with care. The authors hypothesized that blood sampling through 3-Fr PICC devices is effective and safe for children...
  27. ncbi [Wound management, 12--Dressings for intravascular indwelling catheters: search for optimal nursing care--a never ending story?]
    Sascha Köpke
    Universitat Hamburg
    Pflege Z 56:904-7. 2003
  28. ncbi Conversion of temporary hemodialysis catheters to tunneled hemodialysis catheters
    A Falk
    Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai NYU Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Nephrol 63:209-14. 2005
    ..To determine the feasibility and clinical outcomes of conversion of temporary to tunneled hemodialysis catheters using the same venous insertion site...
  29. ncbi Safety and efficacy of the POP technique for restoring patency to occluded PIC catheters
    Susan Jane Fetzer
    Department of Nursing, University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 17:297-300. 2004
    ..Using the percussive POP technique, a 10-mL syringe with 1 mL of saline restored patency in 86% of the occluded catheters. The safety and effectiveness of the POP technique in vitro was established...
  30. ncbi Infusion therapy part one: minimising the risks
    J Gabriel
    Central South Coast Cancer Network, NHS South Central Strategic Health Authority, Southampton
    Nurs Stand 22:51-6; quiz 58. 2008
    ..The second part, to be published next week, examines some of the common complications associated with infusion therapy and identifies preventive measures...
  31. ncbi The Safe Medical Device act and its impact on clinical practice
    Vera L Deacon
    Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA 18105 1556, USA
    J Infus Nurs 27:31-6. 2004
    ..This article describes the response process when a device fails and the methods of achieving positive patient outcomes...
  32. ncbi [Intravenous catheters and nosocomial infection]
    Dagmara Reingardiene
    Clinic of Intensive Care, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu 2, 3007 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 40:84-91. 2004
    ..Therefore, intensive care units and other locations where catheters are used should implement strict guidelines and protocols for catheter insertion, care, and maintenance...
  33. ncbi Midline catheters: the middle ground of intravenous therapy administration
    N Richard Anderson
    Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA
    J Infus Nurs 27:313-21. 2004
    ..This article examines the management of the patients who fell into a midlength of stay, and for whom both the short peripheral catheter and the peripherally inserted central catheter were inappropriate...
  34. ncbi [Complications related to catheter use in oncology]
    Colette Beaulieu
    Centre Hospitalier, l Université de Montréal CHUM
    Perspect Infirm 1:28-35. 2004
  35. ncbi Percutaneous retrieval of 20 centrally dislodged Port-A catheter fragments
    Juhn Cherng Liu
    Department of Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Clin Imaging 28:223-9. 2004
    ..The percutaneous retrieval procedures were successful in all centrally embolized fragments. Of 20 successful retrievals, 16 were performed will loop snare catheters and 4 with Dormia basket retrievers...
  36. ncbi Neonatal peripherally inserted central catheters: recommendations for prevention of insertion and postinsertion complications
    Pamela R Paulson
    Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Neonatal Netw 27:245-57. 2008
    ..Proper nursing care--which includes controlling infection, properly securing the catheter, and changing the dressing as needed--is key to preventing complications and maintaining the PICC until treatment has been completed...
  37. ncbi Make the right choice of vascular access device
    Karen Cowley
    York Hospitals NHS Trust
    Prof Nurse 19:43-6. 2004
    ..This review looks at the range of vascular access devices available and examines the criteria that must be considered when selecting devices, to ensure that the therapeutic and personal needs of the patient are fully met...
  38. ncbi Antibiotic sampling from central venous catheters versus peripheral veins
    Cheryl L McBeth
    University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:200-2. 2004
    ..Significant clinical and statistical differences were identified based on the type of central catheter in place...
  39. ncbi The expanding role of the infusion nurse in radiographic interpretation for peripherally inserted central catheter tip placement
    Mary B Markovich
    Department of Infusion Therapy at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Infus Nurs 31:96-103. 2008
    ..In this article, the process for investigating the potential for expanding the role of the registered nurse to include determination of peripherally inserted central catheter tip placement is discussed...
  40. ncbi What's the best way to secure a catheter?
    Anne Marie Frey
    Children s Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Nursing 36:30-1. 2006
  41. ncbi Diagnostic tools and therapeutic interventions that may influence the integrity of vascular and nonvascular access devices
    Ann Earhart
    Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, Arizona 85202, USA
    J Infus Nurs 28:S13-7; quiz S33-6. 2005
    ....
  42. ncbi Clinical epidemiology and outcomes of peripheral venous catheter-related bloodstream infections at a university-affiliated hospital
    M Pujol
    Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hosp Infect 67:22-9. 2007
    ..Bloodstream infections remain underestimated and potentially serious complications of peripheral vascular catheterisation. Targeted interventions should be introduced to minimise this complication...
  43. ncbi Complications of vascular catheters in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Jayashree Ramasethu
    Division of Neonatology, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW Suite M 3400, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Clin Perinatol 35:199-222, x. 2008
    ..This article reviews complications of venous and arterial catheters in the neonatal ICU and discusses treatment approaches and methods to prevent such complications, based on current evidence...
  44. ncbi Biofilms on medical devices
    Silke S Talsma
    Bard Medical Division, CR Bard, Inc, Covington, GA 30014, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 25:589-94. 2007
    ..This article aims to provide an overview of the science of biofilms. Understanding biofilms and the risks associated with them is the first step toward prevention of biofilm formation and the potentially serious outcomes of infections...
  45. ncbi [Use and abuse of intravenous catheters in conventional hospital wards]
    S Herrero Gámiz
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid
    An Med Interna 23:475-7. 2006
    ..Information regarding the use intravenous catheters (IVC) in conventional hospital units and its consequence in terms of intravenous catéter-related bacteremia (ICRB) is scarce...
  46. ncbi Infusion nursing standards of practice
    Lisa A Gorski
    J Infus Nurs 30:20-1. 2007
  47. ncbi [National multicenter survey: the use of intravenous antimicrobial agents]
    M N Gutiérrez Zufiaurre
    Sociedad Española de Quimioterapia
    Rev Esp Quimioter 19:349-56. 2006
    ..The use of intravenous antimicrobial agents in Spanish hospitals results in an increased workload for the nursing staff and higher health costs, not to mention the risk involved with the use of vascular catheters...
  48. ncbi Renal care: six essentials for a haemodialysis patient
    Melissa Chamney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London
    Br J Nurs 16:530-2, 534, 536. 2007
    ..Most patients require several or more medications throughout their life on haemodialysis and this requires a well-organized care plan for medication administration...
  49. ncbi Diagnosis of intravascular catheter infection
    Philippe Eggimann
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burn Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 20:353-9. 2007
    ..To review the distinction between catheter-related and catheter-associated infections and to report the recent advances in the methods used for their diagnosis...
  50. ncbi Prevention of intravascular catheter infection
    Philippe Eggimann
    Department of Adult Intensive Care Medicine and Burn Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 20:360-9. 2007
    ..To review recent evidence supporting the guidelines for preventing catheter-related and catheter-associated infections...
  51. ncbi Peripherally inserted central venous catheters are not superior to central venous catheters in the acute care of surgical patients on the ward
    Simon Turcotte
    Departement de Chirurgie, Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont, Centre affilié à I Université de Montréal, 5415 Boul de l Assomption, Montreal, Quebec, H1T 2M4, Canada
    World J Surg 30:1605-19. 2006
    ..Accounting for the change are the expected advantages of low complication rates at insertion, prolonged use without complications and interruption, and cost- and time-savings...
  52. ncbi Summary of product trials for 10, 164 patients: comparing an intravenous stabilizing device to tape
    Gregory J Schears
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Infus Nurs 29:225-31. 2006
    ..Newer catheter-stabilizing technologies can help to reduce patient complications, for an overall cost savings, and consequently reduce needlestick exposures for healthcare providers by reducing restarts and prolonging dwell times...
  53. ncbi Venous access devices
    Lindsay McKay
    Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Preston
    Nurs Stand 20:67. 2006
  54. ncbi Legal issues related to vascular access devices and infusion therapy
    Sue Masoorli
    Perivascular Nurse Consultants, Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 1503, USA
    J Infus Nurs 28:S18-21; quiz S33-6. 2005
    ..Nurses who infuse medications must be properly educated to recognize vascular access complications and initiate the proper interventions. This article discusses the high-risk areas of nursing malpractice related to infusion therapies...
  55. ncbi Reliability of nesiritide infusion via non-primed tubing and heparin-coated catheters
    Duygu Onat
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1617-20. 2005
    ..As of this writing, no published study has quantified the binding effect of nesiritide to intravenous tubing...
  56. ncbi Waking up to the benefits of safety I.V. catheters
    Jane Perry
    International Health Care Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Nursing 36:68. 2006
  57. ncbi Complications associated with venous access devices: Part two
    Helen Hamilton
    Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford
    Nurs Stand 20:59-65; quiz 66. 2006
    ..Part one, published last week, examined the primary complications that can arise when inserting VADs...
  58. ncbi Guarding against vascular site infection
    Kelli Rosenthal
    ResourceNurse com, Oceanside, NY, USA
    Nurs Manage 37:54-66; quiz 66-7. 2006
  59. ncbi Vascular safety: it's all about PICCs
    Nancy Moureau
    PICC Excellence, Inc, USA
    Nurs Manage 37:22-7; quiz 50. 2006
  60. ncbi Biofilm related infections: is there a place for conservative treatment of port-related bloodstream infections?
    J L del Pozo
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, University Clinic of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
    Int J Artif Organs 29:379-86. 2006
    ..There are limited data concerning the efficacy of antibiotic treatment of port-related bloodstream infections without catheter removal...
  61. ncbi Diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection in neonates: a study on the value of differential time to positivity of paired blood cultures
    Khadija Guerti
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Antwerp, Belgium
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:470-5. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi The effect of a mediastinal mass on the initial positioning of a peripherally inserted central venous catheter
    Robert F Tamburro
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital and Department of Medicine, Le Bonheur Children s Medical Center, University of Tennessee, Memphis 38105 2794, USA
    J Infus Nurs 26:92-6. 2003
    ..These findings show that clinicians must be vigilant about checking for PICC malpositioning in this patient population...
  63. ncbi Intravenous catheter declotting: same outcomes with lower dose urokinase?
    Maria Eulàlia Juvé
    Department of Nursing Education and Research, Bellvitge University Hospital, Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Infus Nurs 26:245-51. 2003
    ..Results indicate this lower dose technique to be effective in restoring the patency of multilumen CVCs, but not as effective when clearing PICCs. No catheters were lost because of occlusion...
  64. ncbi Comparison of risks from percutaneous central venous catheters and peripheral lines in infants of extremely low birth weight: a cohort controlled study of infants < 1000 g
    G Liossis
    Department of Neonatology, Sir Mortimer B Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 13:171-4. 2003
    ..e. mechanical and infectious, when compared to a control group of infants of the same age treated only with peripheral venous access...
  65. ncbi Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. The Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S
    NAOMI P O'GRADY
    National Institutes of Health, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Pediatrics 110:e51. 2002
    ..These guidelines also identify performance indicators that can be used locally by health-care institutions or organizations to monitor their success in implementing these evidence-based recommendations...
  66. pmc Implementation of a diagnostic and interventional transradial programme: resource and organisational implications
    S C Eccleshall
    Heart 89:561-2. 2003
  67. ncbi Are femoral Broviac catheters effective and safe? A prospective comparison of femoral and jugular venous broviac catheters in newborn infants
    Daniel T Murai
    Kapi olani Medical Center for Women and Children, John A Burns School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
    Chest 121:1527-30. 2002
    ..Thus, we compared our efficacy and complications of femoral and jugular venous Broviac catheters in newborns...
  68. ncbi Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) fracture and embolization in the pediatric population
    Lionel M L Chow
    Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr 142:141-4. 2003
    ..To document and characterize fracture and embolization of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) in the pediatric population and define predisposing features for these complications...
  69. ncbi Skin flora and infection
    Lynn C Hadaway
    Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc, USA
    J Infus Nurs 26:44-8. 2003
    ..These microbes have a definite impact on the incidence of catheter-related infections. By understanding the process of how infections develop, appropriate choices can be made for techniques and methods that prevent these infections...
  70. ncbi Catheter-related bloodstream infections, part I: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management
    Gianluigi Ferretti
    Division of Medical Oncology at S Maria Goretti Hospital, Latina, Italy
    Cancer Control 9:513-23. 2002
  71. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of vascular access in newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit
    R Mauricio Barría
    Instituto de Enfermería, Facultad de Medicina at the Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:450-6. 2007
    ..To compare the effectiveness of two methods of vascular access in newborns...
  72. ncbi Consider alternative technologies to maintain vascular access devices
    Kelli Rosenthal
    ResourceNurse com, Oceanside, NY, USA
    Nurs Manage 34:53-6. 2003
    ..Investigate alternatives to heparin, such as valved infusion catheters and luer-activated positive fluid displacement valves...
  73. ncbi Peripherally inserted central venous catheters for autologous blood progenitor cell transplantation in patients with haematological malignancies
    C Harter
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik V, Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg, Hospitalstrasse 3, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 11:790-4. 2003
    ..However, the rate of phlebitis is higher with the PICC and its use has been declining. We have studied the benefits and adverse events of a new type of PICC and a common type...
  74. ncbi The efficacy of heparinization in prolonging patency of arterial and central venous catheters in children: a randomized double-blind trial
    M de Neef
    Department of Paediatric Intensive Care, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 19:553-60. 2002
    ..These results indicate that the use of normal saline in arterial catheters is associated with an increased frequency of catheter nonpatency as compared with heparinized saline...
  75. ncbi The effects of heparin versus normal saline for maintenance of peripheral intravenous locks in pregnant women
    Kathryn M Niesen
    Department of Nursing, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:503-8. 2003
    ..To compare the efficacy of two available preparations (heparin, 10 U/mL, 1 mL, vs. normal saline, 1 mL) used for maintaining patency in peripheral intravenous (IV) locks during pregnancy...
  76. doi Femoral vs jugular venous catheterization for short-term dialysis access
    Lewis Eisen
    JAMA 300:1761; author reply 1761-2. 2008
  77. ncbi Blood collection from peripherally inserted central venous catheters: an institution's effort to evaluate and update its current policy
    Linda Farjo
    York Hospital 5 Main, 1001 S George Street, York, PA 17405, USA
    J Infus Nurs 26:374-9. 2003
    ..The results were used to evaluate and update the institution's policy...
  78. ncbi Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) in the CF population: one center's experience
    Concettina Tolomeo
    Section of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 29:355-9. 2003
    ..v. antibiotic completion with this mode of i.v. access was high. As a result of the evaluation, PICC access remains the standard of care at this institution for patients with CF requiring i.v. antibiotics for pulmonary exacerbations...
  79. ncbi [How to improve central venous catheter use in intensive care unit?]
    J Merrer
    Unite d Hygiene et de Lutte contre les Infections Nosocomiales, Centre Hospitalier de Poissy St Germain en Laye, 10, rue du Champ Gaillard, 78300 Poissy, France
    Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 25:180-8. 2006
    ..It should be possible to improve the benefit/risk ratio of central venous catheterization in intensive care unit...
  80. ncbi Ultrasonography and stimulating perineural catheters for nerve blocks: a review of the evidence
    De Q H Tran
    Department of Anesthesia, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:447-57. 2008
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  81. ncbi Registered nurses' adherence to clinical guidelines regarding peripheral venous catheters: a structured observational study
    Maria Eiman Johansson
    Faculty of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 5:148-59. 2008
    b>Peripheral catheterization is a common procedure, which affects numerous patients in health care today...
  82. ncbi [Complications due to peripheral venous catheterization. Prospective study]
    F Barbut
    Unité d hygiène et de lutte contre les infections nosocomiales UHLIN Hôpital Saint Antoine 184, rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine 75012 Paris
    Presse Med 32:450-6. 2003
    ..Peripheral venous catheter (PVC)-associated complications were prospectively evaluated in a 2 month-study performed in 3 different wards...
  83. ncbi Supraclavicular approach is an easy and safe method of subclavian vein catheterization even in mechanically ventilated patients: analysis of 370 attempts
    Tomasz Czarnik
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Regional Medical Centre, Opole, Poland
    Anesthesiology 111:334-9. 2009
    ..parenteral nutrition, access for renal replacement therapy, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and difficult peripheral catheterization. The primary outcome of this study was to define venipuncture, catheterization and entire procedure ..
  84. ncbi Gelatin sponge closure device versus manual compression after peripheral arterial catheterization procedures
    Flavio Castaneda
    Radiology Department, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, 1 Illini Drive, Box 1649, Peoria, IL 61656, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 14:1517-23. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the QuickSeal system, which delivers an over-the-wire extravascular porcine gelatin sponge (nonbovine and noncollagen), compared with manual compression in a single interventional radiology practice...
  85. ncbi Risk Factors for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Use of a Nasal Mupirocin Ointment in Oral Cancer Inpatients
    Minoru Miyake
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2159-63. 2007
    ..Elimination of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is of critical importance in oral and maxillofacial surgery because control is very difficult once infection of an oral tumor or oral wound with MRSA is established...
  86. ncbi A pilot study on the feasibility of interventional lung volume reduction
    Wansheng Wang
    Department of Radiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 31:177-82. 2008
    ..Through alcohol and lipiodol suspension infusion, obstructive emphysema or pneumonia arising from bronchial lumen occlusion could be avoided...
  87. ncbi [Pseudo-hydrothorax in peripheral venous catheterization in an extremely premature neonate--case report]
    Z Stranak
    Ustav pro péci o matku a díte, Praha
    Ceska Gynekol 67:36-9. 2002
    ..Cannula extraction and infusion interruption were followed by spontaneous regression of the complication, thereafter artificial ventilation was discontinued and baby was discharged...
  88. ncbi [Security material for venous peripheral..catheterization evaluation in an emergency ward]
    Adolfo Romero Ruiz
    Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Malaga
    Rev Enferm 30:51-6. 2007
    ....
  89. ncbi Bronchial catheterization with a TIPS dilator after failure of conventional technique
    Ji Hoon Shin
    Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1, Pungnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea corrected
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:W299-301. 2006
    ..We attempted to negotiate a stricture opening using a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) dilator with a guidewire inside it...
  90. ncbi Early ambulation after percutaneous femoral access with use of closure devices and hemostatic agents
    Travis L Engelbert
    Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 24:518-23. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the complication rates of early ambulation after use of closure devices or topical hemostatic agents for femoral access sites for endovascular procedures...
  91. ncbi Iliac vein replacement with a descending aortic homograft
    A Handa
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 72:957-8. 2001
    ..We describe successful replacement of the iliac vein using a descending aortic homograft. The ilio femoral system was avulsed after recannulation of the femoral vein during a third cardiac reoperation...
  92. ncbi Efficacy and safety of antegrade common femoral artery access closure using the Angio-Seal device: experience with 1889 interventions for critical limb ischemia in diabetic patients
    Tommaso Lupattelli
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Diabetic Foot Centre, Multimedica Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    J Endovasc Ther 17:366-75. 2010
    ..To report a retrospective evaluation of the 6-F Angio-Seal closure device in antegrade and retrograde common femoral artery (CFA) punctures during endovascular procedures in diabetic patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI)...
  93. ncbi Floating nonocclusive thrombus in the common femoral artery detected by duplex scanning after removal of the arterial catheter: a case report
    S Karacagil
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Pediatr Surg 36:524-5. 2001
    ..Noninvasive examination with duplex scanning in patients with signs of acute arterial insufficiency during or after removal of femoral artery catheter is recommended...
  94. ncbi Factors contributing to the contamination of peripheral intravenous catheters in dogs and cats
    I D Jones
    Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA
    Vet Rec 164:616-8. 2009
    ..9, 95 per cent confidence interval [CI] 0.89 to 134) and the animals fitted with Y-connectors rather than T-connectors were 10 times less likely to have a contaminated catheter (OR 0.10, 95 per cent CI 0.008 to 1.25)...
  95. ncbi Alternative technique for subclavian vein cannulation
    F Ferraro
    Dipartimento di Anestesia e Rianimazione, Servizio di Terapia Intensiva, Seconda Università degli studi Napoli, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 67:401-6. 2001
    ..Subclavian vein catheterism, a commonly used methodology in ICU, is not devoid of complications, even some serious ones (Pneumothorax 0.5%)...
  96. ncbi Contamination rates of blood cultures obtained by dedicated phlebotomy vs intravenous catheter
    Alonna Norberg
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, One Perkins Square, Akron, Ohio 44308, USA
    JAMA 289:726-9. 2003
    ..Blood culture is the criterion standard for identifying children with bacteremia. However, elevated false-positive rates are common and are associated with substantial health care costs...
  97. ncbi Self-expanding nitinol stents in the femoropopliteal segment: technique and mid-term results
    Mark W Mewissen
    Vascular Interventionalist, Director, St Lukes Vascular Center, Aurora HealthCare, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 7:2-5. 2004
    ..Further investigation is warranted...
  98. ncbi Vascular access infection among hemodialysis patients in Northern Jordan: incidence and risk factors
    Ghazi R Qasaimeh
    Surgical Department, King Abdullah University Hospital, Irbid, Jordan
    South Med J 101:508-12. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective, descriptive, exploratory survey of end-stage renal disease patients was to explore the incidence and risk factors of VAI...
  99. ncbi Vascular access for cardiopulmonary bypass procedures
    David Jegger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Center Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Rue du Bugnon, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Artif Organs 28:649-54. 2004
    ..An example is presented with the development of the Smartcanula which maximizes hole surface area and minimizes the wall thickness in order to optimize flow rate and vascular access to the patient...
  100. ncbi Effectiveness of ulnar artery catheterization after failed attempt to cannulate a radial artery
    Thomas J Lanspa
    Division of Cardiology of Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1529-30. 2005
    ..Irrespective of the mechanism of failure, each of the 12 procedures was subsequently successfully completed using the ipsilateral ulnar artery approach...
  101. ncbi In vivo evaluation of an intravascular receiver coil for MRI at 1.0 Tesla
    V Matschl
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Physics Department and Material Science Center, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Vasa 30:9-13. 2001
    ..Evaluation of the applicability of intravascular radiofrequency receiver coils by means of a pig in-vivo-experiment for the detection of vessel wall structures at 1.0 Tesla...

Research Grants16

  1. Fiber Bundle Volume and Clearance During Hemodialysis
    Nikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This technology will improve hemodialysis outcomes, reduce management costs, and improve the quality of life for hemodialysis patients. A low cost, portable device will be successfully marketable in every hemodialysis center and ICU. ..
  2. Pathophysiological Interpretations of Dynamic PET/CT of Molecular Liver Biology
    Susanne Keiding; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This will lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of the large groups of patients with liver disease and cancer in the liver. ..
  3. Hypertonic Modulation of Inflammation following Injury
    Eileen M Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results of these studies will provide valuable information to determine the ultimate therapeutic use of the resuscitation strategy. ..
  4. Intracellular signaling in anesthetic and hypoxic preconditioning of neurons
    Philip E Bickler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The work will also identify why the aging brain may not be able to benefit from the neuroprotective actions of anesthetics or other preconditioning treatments. ..
  5. Potential mechanism(s) of impaired pulsatile insulin secretion and action in Type
    ALEKSEY MATVEYENKO; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Specific Aim 3 will be undertaken with the additional guidance of Dr. Morris White at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Injury - Induced Endothelial Dysfunction
    Fiemu Nwariaku; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The overall objectives are to determine the role of intracellular oxidants, rho and MAPK pathways on junctional phosphorylation and endothelial dysfunction. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Physician Training Program in Neonatal Biology
    John Widness; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With NIH support beyond that which the investigators currently enjoy, the investigators will be able to significantly enhance the research training experiences they offer their postdoctoral physician trainees in neonatal medicine. ..
  8. PICU Nosocomial Infections: Epidemiology and Outcomes
    Alexis Elward; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  9. Automated Training for Pediatric Pain Management
    Lindsey Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results might support an innovative intervention that can be used to train parents and children in proven pain management skills to use during an invasive medical procedure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Pediatric Cardiac Monitor for Extracorporeal Life Support
    Nikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. MRI-Guided Angioplasty of Renal Artery Stenosis
    Reed Omary; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..MRI guidance will also avoid the ionizing radiation exposure of x-rays and the potential kidney toxicity of iodinated contrast agents. ..
  12. Controlled-Release HIF-1 Delivery for Arteriogenesis
    Lawrence Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These projects and career development plans will provide the resources, collaborative relationships, and academic foundation of which the candidate will build a successful career as an independent clinical scientist. ..
  13. The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt Trauma
    Eileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Flow Measurement at Dialysis Access Salvage
    Nikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We aim to market this device to surgical and interventional radiology and interventional radiology suites worldwide. ..
  15. Escalating Cocaine Self-Administration: NMDA Mechanisms
    Richard Allen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Parent youth teamwork in pediatric asthma management
    Lindsey Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....