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- Groenewoud, Hans, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Clinical nutrition 2019 v.38 no.4 pp. 1692-1699
- blood flow; catheters; cohort studies; intestines; parenteral feeding; patients; regression analysis; retrospective studies; risk factors
- ... Repeated central venous catheter loss due to complications, including material breakage, compromises the options to obtain adequate vascular access in home parenteral nutrition (HPN) patients. It remains unclear whether repair of damaged catheters is an effective strategy to extend catheter survival, avoid surgical replacement and maintain venous access. The aim of this study was to evaluate the e ...