Prevalence and correlates of central venous catheter use among haemodialysis patients in the Irish health system - a national study

Abstract Background Central venous catheters (CVC) are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality among patients undergoing haemodialysis (HD), yet they are frequently used as the primary vascular access for many patients on HD. The goal of this study was to determine the prevalence and var...

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Main Authors: Wael F. Hussein, Husham Mohammed, Leonard Browne, Liam Plant, Austin G. Stack
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-04-01
Series:BMC Nephrology
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