“This article describes the types of CVAD and their indications for use. It also outlines the management of CVADs” Clare (2020).
“We report 2 new cases of intra-atrial TDC placement for patients with exhausted vascular access and perform a meta-analysis of cases from the literature” Philipponnet et al (2020).
“The aim of this study was to describe the pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) indices and targets reported in preclinical models and to compare the bactericidal efficacy of intermittent and prolonged infusions of β-lactam antibiotics” Dhaese et al (2020).
“We present a rare case of iatrogenic injury of right median nerve which occurred during basilic vein cut down” Kansay et al (2020).
“To study the effect of the infusion of normal saline on hemodynamic changes in healthy volunteers using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation” Lee et al (2020).
“A greater vein diameter correlated with a shorter total time (-14.23 s/mm) and a greater depth correlated with an increased total time (+1.65 s/mm)” Kaiser et al (2020).
“Suspicion for these infections should be particularly high in patients with chronic indwelling central venous catheters, and most notably, in patients with hemodialysis catheters” Oluyadi teal (2020).
“After a protracted interval P. aeruginosa was detected by microbial culture from the explanted port and the affected joint” Thibeault et al (2020).
“The objective of this communication was to determine the intravenous compatibility of ceftazidime/avibactam and aztreonam using simulated and actual Y-site administration” O’Donnell et al (2020).
“This study aims to evaluate the effect of outpatient furosemide infusion protocol in preventing hospitalization for patients with decompensating heart failure” Alghalayini (2020).
“To assess whether a 24-hour length of hospitalization and empiric antibiotic therapy to exclude central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) in children with intestinal failure is potentially as safe as 48 hours, which is the duration most commonly used but not evidence based” Fell et al (2020).
“This pilot study aimed to determine the initial efficacy of non-tourniquet procedure during insertion of PIVC in older patients” Büyükyılmaz et al (2020).
“We performed a prospective randomised controlled, non-blinded study to determine whether the side of CVAD insertion influenced the incidence of CA-BSI” Mollee et al (2020).
“We retrospectively evaluated data from 63 patients where a previously inserted mini-midline catheter was upgraded to a central venous catheter” Brugioni et al (2020).