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VINCENZO DAVIDE PALUMBO

One shoot seldinger central venous catheterization in dialyzed patients

  • Autori: Cajozzo, M.; Palumbo, V.; Damiano, G.; Maione, C.; Tomasello, G.; Raffaele, F.; Buscemi, S.; Siangra, E.; De Luca, S.; Ficarella, S.; Cocchiera, G.; Cudia, B.; Di Carlo, G.; Fatica, F.; Fazzotta, S.; Fiorello, L.; Maffongeli, A.; Carmina, L.; Cajozzo, M.; Buscemi, G.; LO MONTE, A.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2015
  • Tipologia: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
  • OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/165771

Abstract

Introduction: Central Venous Catheterization is necessary in uremic patient (before dialysis) and many other conditions. In this study we demonstrated the advantages of ultrasonography to perform the procedure. Materials and methods: 48 uremic patient were submitted to ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization. The procedure was performed following the Seldinger “one shot” technique. Results: The mean operative time was 4 minutes, with a high rate of success (100%) and a low percentage of complications (2%). Conclusion: The ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization is a safe procedure, rapid and easy to perform. The procedure has a low rate of failures and complications and a high rate of success. It is suitable in all patients with vascular anatomical variations, “difficult neck”, or coagulation disorders.