Ultrasound-guided central venous cannulation in infants weighing less than 5 kilograms

Mauro Pittiruti, Matteo Di Nardo, Caterina Tomasello, Daniela Perrotta, Marco Marano, Corrado Cecchetti, Elisabetta Pasotti, Nicola Pirozzi, Francesca Stoppa

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Abstract

Recent reports suggest that ultrasound-guided central venous cannulation may also be safe and effective in infants. This study aimed to evaluate the success and complications rate of this technique in infants weighing less than 5 kg.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)321-324
Number of pages4
JournalTHE JOURNAL OF VASCULAR ACCESS
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Body Weight
  • Catheterization, Central Venous
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intensive Care Units, Pediatric
  • Italy
  • Jugular Veins
  • Patient Selection
  • Radiography, Interventional
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Time Factors

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