Summary: Insertion of a catheter into a peripheral artery, vein, or airway for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
Publications245 found, 100 shown here
- Central venous catheters for infusion therapy in gastrointestinal cancer. A comparative study of tunnelled centrally placed catheters and peripherally inserted central cathetersR Snelling
Hamilton Regional Cancer Center
J Intraven Nurs 24:38-47. 2001....
- Alteplase for treatment of occluded peripherally inserted central catheters: safety and efficacy in 240 patientsRita 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...
- Why are we stuck on tape and suture? A review of catheter securement devicesAnne 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...
- 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 cathetersSheryl 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...
- Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infectionsNAOMI 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...
- Ultrasound guidance for vascular accessPaul 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...
- Developing a Research base for Intravenous Peripheral cannula re-sites (DRIP trial). A randomised controlled trial of hospital in-patientsJoan 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...
- Infusion phlebitis in post-operative patients: when and whyM 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...
- Safety of prolonging peripheral cannula and i.v. tubing use from 72 hours to 96 hoursK 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...
- Peripheral Teflon catheters: factors determining incidence of phlebitis and duration of cannulationOliver 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...
- Peripheral intravenous therapy-related phlebitis rates in an adult populationS 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...
- Relationship between peripheral intravenous catheter Dwell time and the development of phlebitis and infiltrationM 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...
- Nonocclusive radial artery injury resulting from transradial coronary interventions: radial artery IVUSAllyson 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...
- Pseudoaneurysms of peroneal artery: treatment with transcatheter platinum coil embolizationTakaki 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...
- Prospective surveillance of phlebitis associated with peripheral intravenous cathetersTal 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...
- Comparison of two methods of peripheral intravenous cannula securement in the pediatric settingSarah 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...
- Evidence for elective replacement of peripheral intravenous catheter to prevent thrombophlebitis: a systematic reviewEwa Idvall
Research Section, Kalmar County Council, Kalmar, Sweden
J Adv Nurs 55:715-22. 2006....
- Randomised clinical trial of elective re-siting of intravenous cannulaeP 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...
- The risk of bloodstream infection in adults with different intravascular devices: a systematic review of 200 published prospective studiesDennis G Maki
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 81:1159-71. 2006....
- Cannulation of the axillary artery with a side graft reduces morbidityJoseph 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...
- Peripheral intravenous catheter-related phlebitis and related risk factorsM 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...
- Selective performance of prophylactic omentopexy during laparoscopic implantation of peritoneal dialysis cathetersJohn 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)...
- Accidental catheter removal in critically ill patients: a prospective and observational studyLeonardo 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...
- Prospective study of arterial and central venous catheter colonization and of arterial- and central venous catheter-related bacteremia in intensive care unitsOusmane 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...
- Use of full sterile barrier precautions during insertion of arterial catheters: a randomized trialBart 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...
- The efficacy and safety of blood sampling through peripherally inserted central catheter devices in childrenMarianne 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...
- [Wound management, 12--Dressings for intravascular indwelling catheters: search for optimal nursing care--a never ending story?]Sascha Köpke
Pflege Z 56:904-7. 2003
- Conversion of temporary hemodialysis catheters to tunneled hemodialysis cathetersA 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...
- Safety and efficacy of the POP technique for restoring patency to occluded PIC cathetersSusan 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...
- Infusion therapy part one: minimising the risksJ 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...
- The Safe Medical Device act and its impact on clinical practiceVera 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...
- [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...
- Midline catheters: the middle ground of intravenous therapy administrationN 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...
- [Complications related to catheter use in oncology]Colette Beaulieu
Centre Hospitalier, l Université de Montréal CHUM
Perspect Infirm 1:28-35. 2004
- Percutaneous retrieval of 20 centrally dislodged Port-A catheter fragmentsJuhn 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...
- Neonatal peripherally inserted central catheters: recommendations for prevention of insertion and postinsertion complicationsPamela 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...
- Make the right choice of vascular access deviceKaren 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...
- Antibiotic sampling from central venous catheters versus peripheral veinsCheryl 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...
- The expanding role of the infusion nurse in radiographic interpretation for peripherally inserted central catheter tip placementMary 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...
- What's the best way to secure a catheter?Anne Marie Frey
Children s Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Nursing 36:30-1. 2006
- Diagnostic tools and therapeutic interventions that may influence the integrity of vascular and nonvascular access devicesAnn Earhart
Banner Desert Medical Center, Mesa, Arizona 85202, USA
J Infus Nurs 28:S13-7; quiz S33-6. 2005....
- Clinical epidemiology and outcomes of peripheral venous catheter-related bloodstream infections at a university-affiliated hospitalM 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...
- Complications of vascular catheters in the neonatal intensive care unitJayashree 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...
- Biofilms on medical devicesSilke 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...
- [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...
- Infusion nursing standards of practiceLisa A Gorski
J Infus Nurs 30:20-1. 2007
- [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...
- Renal care: six essentials for a haemodialysis patientMelissa 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...
- Diagnosis of intravascular catheter infectionPhilippe 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...
- Prevention of intravascular catheter infectionPhilippe 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...
- Peripherally inserted central venous catheters are not superior to central venous catheters in the acute care of surgical patients on the wardSimon 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...
- Summary of product trials for 10, 164 patients: comparing an intravenous stabilizing device to tapeGregory 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...
- Venous access devicesLindsay McKay
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Preston
Nurs Stand 20:67. 2006
- Legal issues related to vascular access devices and infusion therapySue 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...
- Reliability of nesiritide infusion via non-primed tubing and heparin-coated cathetersDuygu 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...
- Waking up to the benefits of safety I.V. cathetersJane Perry
International Health Care Worker Safety Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Nursing 36:68. 2006
- Complications associated with venous access devices: Part twoHelen 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...
- Guarding against vascular site infectionKelli Rosenthal
ResourceNurse com, Oceanside, NY, USA
Nurs Manage 37:54-66; quiz 66-7. 2006
- Vascular safety: it's all about PICCsNancy Moureau
PICC Excellence, Inc, USA
Nurs Manage 37:22-7; quiz 50. 2006
- 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...
- Diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection in neonates: a study on the value of differential time to positivity of paired blood culturesKhadija Guerti
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital of Antwerp, Belgium
Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:470-5. 2007....
- The effect of a mediastinal mass on the initial positioning of a peripherally inserted central venous catheterRobert 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...
- 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...
- 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 gG 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...
- Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. The Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.SNAOMI 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...
- Implementation of a diagnostic and interventional transradial programme: resource and organisational implicationsS C Eccleshall
Heart 89:561-2. 2003
- Are femoral Broviac catheters effective and safe? A prospective comparison of femoral and jugular venous broviac catheters in newborn infantsDaniel 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...
- Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) fracture and embolization in the pediatric populationLionel 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...
- Skin flora and infectionLynn 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...
- Catheter-related bloodstream infections, part I: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and managementGianluigi Ferretti
Division of Medical Oncology at S Maria Goretti Hospital, Latina, Italy
Cancer Control 9:513-23. 2002
- Randomized controlled trial of vascular access in newborns in the neonatal intensive care unitR 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...
- Consider alternative technologies to maintain vascular access devicesKelli 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...
- Peripherally inserted central venous catheters for autologous blood progenitor cell transplantation in patients with haematological malignanciesC 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...
- The efficacy of heparinization in prolonging patency of arterial and central venous catheters in children: a randomized double-blind trialM 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...
- The effects of heparin versus normal saline for maintenance of peripheral intravenous locks in pregnant womenKathryn 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...
- Femoral vs jugular venous catheterization for short-term dialysis accessLewis Eisen
JAMA 300:1761; author reply 1761-2. 2008
- Blood collection from peripherally inserted central venous catheters: an institution's effort to evaluate and update its current policyLinda 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...
- Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) in the CF population: one center's experienceConcettina 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...
- [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...
- Ultrasonography and stimulating perineural catheters for nerve blocks: a review of the evidenceDe Q H Tran
Department of Anesthesia, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Can J Anaesth 55:447-57. 2008....
- Registered nurses' adherence to clinical guidelines regarding peripheral venous catheters: a structured observational studyMaria Eiman Johansson
Faculty of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 5:148-59. 2008b>Peripheral catheterization is a common procedure, which affects numerous patients in health care today...
- [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...
- Supraclavicular approach is an easy and safe method of subclavian vein catheterization even in mechanically ventilated patients: analysis of 370 attemptsTomasz 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 ..
- Gelatin sponge closure device versus manual compression after peripheral arterial catheterization proceduresFlavio 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...
- Risk Factors for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Use of a Nasal Mupirocin Ointment in Oral Cancer InpatientsMinoru 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...
- A pilot study on the feasibility of interventional lung volume reductionWansheng 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...
- [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...
- [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....
- Bronchial catheterization with a TIPS dilator after failure of conventional techniqueJi 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...
- Early ambulation after percutaneous femoral access with use of closure devices and hemostatic agentsTravis 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...
- Iliac vein replacement with a descending aortic homograftA 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...
- 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 patientsTommaso 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)...
- Floating nonocclusive thrombus in the common femoral artery detected by duplex scanning after removal of the arterial catheter: a case reportS 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...
- Factors contributing to the contamination of peripheral intravenous catheters in dogs and catsI 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)...
- Alternative technique for subclavian vein cannulationF 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%)...
- Contamination rates of blood cultures obtained by dedicated phlebotomy vs intravenous catheterAlonna 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...
- Self-expanding nitinol stents in the femoropopliteal segment: technique and mid-term resultsMark 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...
- Vascular access infection among hemodialysis patients in Northern Jordan: incidence and risk factorsGhazi 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...
- Vascular access for cardiopulmonary bypass proceduresDavid 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...
- Effectiveness of ulnar artery catheterization after failed attempt to cannulate a radial arteryThomas 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...
- In vivo evaluation of an intravascular receiver coil for MRI at 1.0 TeslaV 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...
- Fiber Bundle Volume and Clearance During HemodialysisNikolai 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. ..
- Pathophysiological Interpretations of Dynamic PET/CT of Molecular Liver BiologySusanne 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. ..
- Hypertonic Modulation of Inflammation following InjuryEileen M Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results of these studies will provide valuable information to determine the ultimate therapeutic use of the resuscitation strategy. ..
- Intracellular signaling in anesthetic and hypoxic preconditioning of neuronsPhilip 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. ..
- Potential mechanism(s) of impaired pulsatile insulin secretion and action in TypeALEKSEY 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]..
- Injury - Induced Endothelial DysfunctionFiemu 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]..
- Physician Training Program in Neonatal BiologyJohn 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. ..
- PICU Nosocomial Infections: Epidemiology and OutcomesAlexis Elward; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Automated Training for Pediatric Pain ManagementLindsey 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]..
- Pediatric Cardiac Monitor for Extracorporeal Life SupportNikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- MRI-Guided Angioplasty of Renal Artery StenosisReed 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. ..
- Controlled-Release HIF-1 Delivery for ArteriogenesisLawrence 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. ..
- The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt TraumaEileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Flow Measurement at Dialysis Access SalvageNikolai Krivitski; Fiscal Year: 2003..We aim to market this device to surgical and interventional radiology and interventional radiology suites worldwide. ..
- Escalating Cocaine Self-Administration: NMDA MechanismsRichard Allen; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Parent youth teamwork in pediatric asthma managementLindsey Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002....