Published in Cancer Weekly, July 26th, 2005
Study 1: Researchers compared the complication rates associated with early versus late insertion times of central venous lines (CVL) in children with leukemia.
"In pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the optimal time for CVL insertion and the optimal type of CVL (internal v external) is unclear. This study was undertaken to compare complication rates between early versus late line insertion, and between internal versus external lines in children with lesser risk ALL," scientists in the United States reported.
"We performed a...
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