Locking of Tunneled Cuffed Hemodialysis Catheters with a Mixture of 45% Ethanol and 4% Trisodium Citrate is Effective in Preventing Catheter-Related Infections and Thrombosis


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Arikan T. , OYMAK O. , YILMAZ E. , ÜNAL A. , Oguzhan N. , KOÇYİĞİT I. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL, cilt.25, ss.168-174, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5262/tndt.2016.1002.08
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.168-174

Özet

OBJECTIVE: In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of a mixture consisting of 45% ethanol and 4% trisodium citrate (E-TSC) on the development of catheter-related infection (CRI) and catheter thrombosis in hemodialysis patients.