Central venous silicone elastomer catheter placement by basilic vein cutdown in neonates

Joseph Gilhooly, J. Lindenberg, J. W. Reynolds

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Abstract

There is a need for central venous access in small premature infants and other neonates when enteral feeding is not tolerated or is contraindicated. We placed 83 small (0.635-mm od) silicone elastomer catheters by basilic vein cutdown through a subcutaneous tunnel in 79 patients during a 12-month period. Thirty-five patients (44%) weighed

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)636-639
Number of pages4
JournalPediatrics
Volume78
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1986

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Gilhooly, J., Lindenberg, J., & Reynolds, J. W. (1986). Central venous silicone elastomer catheter placement by basilic vein cutdown in neonates. Pediatrics, 78(4), 636-639.