Central Venous Access

  • Gregor Walker
  • Constantinos A. Hajivassiliou


Approximately 200,000 central venous lines (CVLs) are inserted in the UK annually and a significant proportion are indwelling lines inserted for the administration of chemotherapy or to serve the other needs of patients with oncological problems.


Central Line Central Venous Catheter Venous Access Subclavian Vein Right Atrium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregor Walker
    • 1
  • Constantinos A. Hajivassiliou
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgical PaediatricsRoyal Hospital for Sick ChildrenYorkhill GlasgowScotland UK
  2. 2.Royal Hospital for Sick ChildrenYorkhill GlasgowScotland UK

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