9788847023727

Totally Implantable Venous Access Port: Management in Mid- and Long-term Clinical Setting

  • ISBN 13:

    9788847023727

  • ISBN 10:

    8847023726

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/01/2011
  • Publisher: SPRINGER

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Summary

Since their first application, totally implantable venous access devices have been some of the most used devices. From the original indication for oncological patients, their utilization has spread, and many others medical fields are now involved. To date, the choice of implant is not well defined and implantation should be performed. This volume is an update on the evolution of the indications for implantation and the associated increases in complications and costs, which in turn are related to the skills of the operator. Many attempts been made to reduce complications but some concerns remain unresolved. The book should be helpful for all the specialists involved in this field, but also for students and nurses.

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