A study of the use of peripherally inserted central catheters in cancer patients: A single-center experience

A study of the use of peripherally inserted central catheters in cancer patients: A single-center experience
Effective and reliable venous access is one of the cornerstones of modern medical therapy in oncology. The focus of this prospective observational research is to study the various indications of a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) in different solid and hematological malignancies and the various complications and outcomes in the pediatric and adult cancer patients. This study was conducted in a prospective observational study design and collected data of patients with a diagnosis of any cancer, at a tertiary care oncology hospital in Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India, during a 2-year period. ... read more
Source: Journal of Vascular NursingPublished on 2018-07-04