Pediatr Surg Int (2017) 33:1001–1005 DOI 10.1007/s00383-017-4099-y ORIGINAL ARTICLE Indications and outcomes for tunneled central venous line placement via the axillary vein in children 1,2 3 3 4 • • • • Allison F. Linden Chase Corvin Keva Garg Richard R. Ricketts 2,5 A. Alfred Chahine Accepted: 30 May 2017 / Published online: 27 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract Long-term complications included infection (n = 5) or Purpose To assess the indications, safety and outcomes of catheter malfunction (n = 3). tunneled central venous catheters (CVCs) placed via a Conclusions Tunneled CVC placement via a cutdown cutdown approach into the axillary vein in children, an approach into the axillary vein or its tributary can be an approach not well described in this population. effective alternative approach to obtain long-term vascular Methods A retrospective cohort study was performed on access in children. Outcomes may be comparable to lines pediatric patients who received CVCs via open cannulation placed in traditional internal jugular and subclavian vein of the axillary vein or one of its tributaries between January locations. 2006 and October 2016 at two hospitals. Results A total of 24 axillary CVCs were placed in 20 Keywords Axillary vein
Pediatric Surgery International – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 27, 2017
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