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Hemodialysis Catheter-Related Infections

  • Raúl Lombardi

Abstract

Infection is one of the most serious and frequent complications associated with the use of central venous catheter for hemodialysis. Bacteremia, which is 80–90% of the times related to vascular access, is responsible for three-quarters of deaths caused by infection in end stage-renal disease (ESRD) patients [1].

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Central Venous Catheter Infective Endocarditis Hemodialysis Patient Nephrol Dial Transplant Exit Site 
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