Successful prevention of tunneled, central catheter infection by antibiotic lock therapy using cefotaxime

Background: Chronic hemodialysis patients frequently require vascular access through central venous catheters (CVCs). The most significant complication of these catheters is infection. This risk can be lowered by the use of an antibiotic-Heparin lock. This study focuses on hemodialysis patients usin...

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Main Authors: Mojgan Mortazavi, Samira Alsaeidi, Roohollah Sobhani, Fereshte Salimi, Abdolamir Atapour, Nima Sharif, Mojtaba Akbari, Bahram Pakzad, Amir Hosein Davarpanah Jazi
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2011-01-01
Series:Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Online Access:;year=2011;volume=16;issue=3;spage=303;epage=309;aulast=Mortazavi