Jugular vs femoral vein for central venous catheterization in pediatric cardiac surgery (PRECiSE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Abstract Background Placement of central venous catheters (CVCs) is essential and routine practice in the management of children with congenital heart disease. The purpose of the present protocol is to evaluate the risk for infectious complications in terms of catheter colonization, catheter line–as...

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Main Authors: Simona Silvetti, Tommaso Aloisio, Anna Cazzaniga, Marco Ranucci
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-06-01
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13063-018-2717-1