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A prospective study of catheter-related complications in HPN patients

Gillanders, Lyn; Angstmann, Katherina; Ball, Patrick; O'Callaghan, Margie; Thomson, Andrew; Wong, Theodoric; Thomas, Mark

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Background & aims: Central venous access device (CVAD)-related complications such as catheter-related sepsis, occlusion and breakage contribute to both mortality and morbidity in home parenteral nutrition (HPN) patients. Prospectively collected data in these patients are scarce. Methods: Data on all CVAD-related complications in four tertiary referral centres in Australia and New Zealand were prospectively collected between 01/01/2009 and 31/12/2009 together with costs of each episode that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34923
Source: Clinical Nutrition
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2011.09.009

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