Complication rates among cancer patients with peripherally inserted central catheters Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Catheterization, Central Venous
  • Catheterization, Peripheral
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • Complications occur frequently among cancer patients with PICCs, and long-term follow-up is onerous. Despite a high complication rate, the ease of insertion and removal argues for continued PICC use in the cancer population.

publication date

  • August 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2002.11.135

PubMed ID

  • 12149302

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3276

end page

  • 81

volume

  • 20

number

  • 15