Are Cuffed Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Superior to Uncuffed Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters? A Retrospective Review in a Tertiary Pediatric Center


TOH L. M. H. W. , Mavili E., Moineddin R., AMARAL J., JOHN P. R. , TEMPLE M. J. , ...More

JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, vol.24, no.9, pp.1316-1322, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jvir.2013.03.003
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1316-1322

Abstract

Purpose: To assess the use of cuffed peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) compared with uncuffed PICCs in children with respect to their ability to provide access until the end of therapy.