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Title Totally implantable venous access devices : management in mid- and long-term clinical setting / edited by Isidoro Di Carlo, Roberto Biffi ; foreword by John E. Niederhuber
Published Milan : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Totally implantable access devices -- pt. 3. Immediate complication : prevention and treatment -- pt. 4. Early complications : diagnosis and treatment -- pt. 5. Late complications
Summary Since their first application in 1982, Totally Implantable Venous Access Devices (TIVADs) have become increasingly important in the clinical practice, as more intensive chemotherapy and parenteral treatments have come into use. At this time, there is objective evidence that TIVADs are a safe, effective strategy for long-term venous access; they play a significant role throughout the management of the oncology patient, as they are needed in the initial phases for active treatments as well as in the last stages for palliative measures, making possible repeated administration of chemotherapeutic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Intravenous catheterization.
Catheterization, Central Venous -- methods.
Catheterization, Central Venous -- nursing.
Neoplasms -- surgery.
Postoperative Complications -- prevention & control.
Form Electronic book
Author Di Carlo, Isidoro.
Biffi, Roberto.
ISBN 9788847023734 (electronic bk.)
8847023734 (electronic bk.)