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A safer system for percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in newborn infants.

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Filston, HC; Grant, JP
Published in: J Pediatr Surg
October 1979

Percutaneous infraclavicular cannulation of the subclavian vein in even the tiniest infants can be performed with safety and ease using a plastic cannula metal needle stylet and following plastic catheter. This route for achieving superior vena caval catheterization provides a most satisfactory method for central pressure monitoring, long term antibiotic administration, total parenteral nutrition, and exchange transfusion. Few serious complications have been noted in over a hundred infant cannulations. The procedure can be performed in the intensive care nursery with a success rate of over 95%. Sepsis rates in clean cases are acceptably low. Most sepsis is due to other clearly identifiable sources of infection in these already critically ill infants.

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J Pediatr Surg

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ISSN

0022-3468

Publication Date

October 1979

Volume

14

Issue

5

Start / End Page

564 / 570

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Subclavian Vein
  • Sepsis
  • Pediatrics
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Total
  • Needles
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant
  • Humans
  • Central Venous Pressure
 

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Filston, H. C., & Grant, J. P. (1979). A safer system for percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in newborn infants. J Pediatr Surg, 14(5), 564–570. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-3468(79)80141-4
Filston, H. C., and J. P. Grant. “A safer system for percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in newborn infants.J Pediatr Surg 14, no. 5 (October 1979): 564–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-3468(79)80141-4.
Filston HC, Grant JP. A safer system for percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in newborn infants. J Pediatr Surg. 1979 Oct;14(5):564–70.
Filston, H. C., and J. P. Grant. “A safer system for percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in newborn infants.J Pediatr Surg, vol. 14, no. 5, Oct. 1979, pp. 564–70. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/s0022-3468(79)80141-4.
Filston HC, Grant JP. A safer system for percutaneous subclavian venous catheterization in newborn infants. J Pediatr Surg. 1979 Oct;14(5):564–570.
Journal cover image

Published In

J Pediatr Surg

DOI

ISSN

0022-3468

Publication Date

October 1979

Volume

14

Issue

5

Start / End Page

564 / 570

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Subclavian Vein
  • Sepsis
  • Pediatrics
  • Parenteral Nutrition, Total
  • Needles
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant
  • Humans
  • Central Venous Pressure