Complications and pitfalls of central venous port catheters: experience with 782 patients with cancer

ConclusionsDespite these benefits, port catheters are associated with various complications. However, most of these complications can be effectively prevented by proper techniques and easily applied precautions.
Source: Irish Journal of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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ConclusionsThe clinical outcomes of 10 patients who underwent TES for spinal metastatic LMS were favorable without severe complications. Postoperative disability was significantly associated with short-term survival after TES.
Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
ConclusionsMS is a safe and feasible procedure and results in less thrombosis. MS may play an important role in improving outcomes for the implantation of TAVID.
Source: World Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions: The use TICVAP for the patients on new MDR-TB regimens with long term IV infusions demonstrates good safety profile and high level of patients and HCP acceptability.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Tuberculosis Source Type: research
ConclusionsTIVAPs are widely employed for chemotherapy. The present study found that the novel approach of using US-guided INV puncture to implant TIVAPs in adult patients with cancer is both short-termly feasible and safe for long-term central venous access.
Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO) - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions: The study demonstrates high levels of patient acceptability and treatment adherence using TICVAP with reasonable level of safety. The experience gained can promote this approach for further expansion in programmatic settings.
Source: European Respiratory Journal - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Tuberculosis Source Type: research
Conclusions: Physicians should be familiar with port complications and their diagnosis and management.
Source: American Journal of Clinical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Conclusions: Perioperative management without a CVC can be safely performed in esophagectomy patients, and the decision to insert a CVC should be made based on the patient's perioperative condition.Dig Surg 2016;33:478-487
Source: Digestive Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions: Perioperative management without a CVC can be safely performed in esophagectomy patients, and the decision to insert a CVC should be made based on the patient's perioperative condition.Dig Surg 2016;33:478-487
Source: Digestive Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion: Cryoablation is a safe and effective treatment for pulmonary metastases with preserved quality of life following intervention.
Source: Journal of Thoracic Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
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