Traditional Long-Term Central Venous Catheters Versus Transhepatic Venous Catheters in Infants and Young Children
30 days ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Objectives: Children with congenital heart disease may require long-term central venous access for intensive care management; however, central venous access must also be preserved for future surgical and catheterization procedures. Transhepatic venous catheters may be an useful alternative. The objective of this study was to compare transhepatic venous catheters with traditional central venous catheters regarding complication rate and duration of catheter service.
Design: Retrospective review of 12 congenital heart disease patients from September 2013 to July 2015 who underwent placement...
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New CDC Guidance on Caring for Infants With Congenital Zika
30 days ago - By Medscape
Updated guidance on caring for infants born to possibly Zika-infected mothers is stratified by the infant's clinical status and includes new clinical, laboratory, and monitoring recommendations.
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