Is there any effect of first-day usage of a totally implantable venous access device on complications?


Karanlik H., Odabas H., Yildirim I., ÖZGÜR İ., Kilic B., Sen F., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, vol.20, no.6, pp.1057-1062, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10147-015-0830-7
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1057-1062
  • Keywords: Catheter, First use, Totally implantable venous access device, CANCER-PATIENTS, PORT SYSTEMS, CHEMOTHERAPY, CATHETERS, ONCOLOGY, MANAGEMENT, FREQUENCY, TRIAL
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background Our aim was to evaluate whether it is safe to use a totally implantable venous access device (TIVAD) on the day of implantation.