A prospective, randomized evaluation of the effect of silver impregnated subcutaneous cuffs for preventing tunneled chronic venous access catheter infections in cancer patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bacterial Infections
  • Catheterization, Central Venous
  • Mycoses
  • Silver

abstract

  • The study indicated no effect of a silver-impregnated cuff in decreasing the incidence of catheter-related bacteremias/fungemias, tunnel infections, or the spectrum of causative microorganisms involved in cancer patients with tunneled chronic venous access catheters.

publication date

  • August 1993

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1242932

PubMed ID

  • 8343002

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 206

end page

  • 10

volume

  • 218

number

  • 2