Management of Mechanical Problems of Totally Implantable Venous Catheters


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

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

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.