Published in Blood Weekly, January 19th, 2006
"There are increasing critically ill or chronic morbid end-stage renal disease patients who have exhausted vessels, so that arteriovenous fistulas or grafts are unavailable for hemodialysis access," explained physicians in Taiwan, who conducted a study to determine "outcomes of subclavian catheterizations, and to investigate risk factors for catheter survival."
"Medical records of patients who received percutaneous subclavian vascular hemodialysis catheter insertions during the period from April 2001 to...
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