A randomised controlled trial of Heparin versus EthAnol Lock THerapY for the prevention of Catheter Associated infecTion in Haemodialysis patients – the HEALTHY-CATH trial

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Tunnelled central venous dialysis catheter use is significantly limited by the occurrence of catheter-related infections. This randomised controlled trial assessed the efficacy of a 48 hour 70% ethanol lock vs heparin locks in prolon...

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Main Authors: Broom Jennifer K, Krishnasamy Rathika, Hawley Carmel M, Playford E Geoffrey, Johnson David W
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2012-11-01
Series:BMC Nephrology
Online Access:http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2369/13/146