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Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

  • Bedros TaslakianEmail author
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Abstract

This section provides a comprehensive procedural report for peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) procedure with up-to-date explanatory notes, synopsis of the indications and contraindications, and potential complications in an organized and practical format.

Keywords

Central venous access Venous access Central catheter Peripherally inserted central catheter PICC Venous interventions Central venous system 

Abbreviations

PICC

Peripherally inserted central catheter

TPN

Total parental nutrition

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNew York University Langone Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.NYU Langone Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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