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Central Venous Access and Related Interventions

  • Kevin M. Baskin
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Abstract

As both a clinician and a proceduralist, the interventional radiologist can have a tremendous impact on central venous access (CVA) services. The ubiquitous nature of CVA in modern medical practice has a tremendous impact both positive and negative. CVA allows administration of transvenous therapies and blood sampling but can also result in infections and other complications. A significant portion of healthcare costs relate to CVA and its complications.

Keywords

Guide Wire Venous Access Central Venous Access Peripherally Insert Central Catheter Hemodialysis Catheter 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Advanced Interventional InstitutePittsburghUSA

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