Intravenous catheter infections in patient with hematological malignancy Hematoloji̇k mali̇gni̇teli̇ hastalarda i̇ntravenöz kateter i̇nfeksi̇yonlari

Altuntaş F. , YILDIZ O. , ÜNAL A.

Erciyes Tip Dergisi, vol.26, no.1, pp.25-32, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : Erciyes Tip Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-32


Central venous catheters are being used more often in hematology-oncology departments recently. Catheter related complications, especially catheter infections are also increasing. In this review, description as well as epidemiology, pathogenesis, microbiological features, therapy and proflactic measurement of catheter related infections are revised under the light of the literature.