Management of Mechanical Problems of Totally Implantable Venous Catheters


Kara H. , Arıkan A. E. , Dülgeroğlu O. , Uras C.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.10, no.2, pp.81-86, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.33808/clinexphealthsci.685346
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.81-86

Abstract

Objective: Although the most common complications of totally implantable venous catheters(TIVC) are infection and thrombosis, mechanical complications can also affect the treatment and cause catheter removal. This study aimed to investigate mechanical complications of TIVC and prevention methods.