Malposition rate of totally implantable ports

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Totally implantable venous access ports are valuable invention for oncological patients. Erroneous arterial malposition rate is estimated from 1.1% to 3.7%” Zoltowska and Kalavakunta (2018).

Abstract:

Totally implantable venous access ports are valuable invention for oncological patients. Erroneous arterial malposition rate is estimated from 1.1% to 3.7% (Bowen et al. Am. J. Surg., 2014, 208, 937). Early recognition and management are crucial to prevent further complications.



Reference:

Zoltowska, D. and Kalavakunta, J. (2018) A Port-A-Cath in aorta. Clinical Case Reports. 6(5), p.957-958.

doi: 10.1002/ccr3.1496.

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