PMID: 3191763Dec 1, 1988Paper

Complications associated with central venous catheters. A survey

Chest
W L Scott

Abstract

The Federal Food and Drug Administration has a system for reporting problems with medical devices that requires manufacturers of medical devices to report medical complications or equipment malfunction that causes, or could cause, death or serious injury. In a two-year period, central venous catheters were associated with 170 complications: tissue perforation, loss of catheter integrity, (including: catheter separation, severance, break, rip, puncture, or leak), and other problems. Causes of the complications were related to device failure (12 percent), health care professionals (55 percent), patients (3 percent), or pathologic or physiologic aspects (3 percent); causes of 28 percent of the complications were indeterminable. Further analysis indicated that complications (especially tissue perforation) were primarily health professional technique-related. There were no reports of complications related to infection. Data support the need for more education in catheter application and the need to modify the system by which these data are reported to more reliably detect infection.

References

Jan 1, 1977·Archives of Surgery·J J ReillyP S Russell
Apr 1, 1978·Annals of Surgery·J L Peters, R Armstrong
Dec 1, 1979·American Journal of Surgery·D V FelicianoG L Jordan
Jan 1, 1979·Critical Care Medicine·M Arbitman, B H Kart
May 1, 1976·The British Journal of Surgery·J E Carvell, D J Pearce
May 1, 1977·The Journal of Trauma·K L Mattox, R G Fisher
Oct 25, 1986·Lancet
Mar 1, 1986·AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology·I M Tocino, A Watanabe
Jul 1, 1986·Anaesthesia·D G Thomas, B M Bray
Jan 1, 1985·Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum·V L Hoshal
Jan 1, 1985·Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum·M Borow, J G Crowley
Jan 1, 1985·Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum·J O Wistbacka, L S Nuutinen
Feb 1, 1986·Archives of Internal Medicine·J I SznajderS Bursztein
Apr 4, 1974·The New England Journal of Medicine·J A RyanJ E Fischer
Mar 1, 1974·Annals of Surgery·D L PaskinW J Tuddenham
Aug 21, 1972·JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association·K G KhalilW R Webb
Jan 9, 1969·The New England Journal of Medicine·M E Hinckley
Aug 28, 1969·The New England Journal of Medicine·J P FlanaganT R Kelly
Oct 1, 1984·Anesthesia and Analgesia·P S Colley, A A Artru
Apr 1, 1984·American Journal of Surgery·A BotheJ J Lokich
Jun 1, 1984·Critical Care Medicine·P WeinerS Bursztein
Oct 1, 1982·JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association·R E Sheep, W B Guiney
Nov 30, 1963·Lancet·D ASHBAUGH, J W THOMSON
Feb 1, 1965·Archives of Surgery·B E SMITHF MOYA

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Citations

Apr 1, 1993·Journal of Surgical Oncology·W G Kraybill, B T Allen
Mar 1, 1996·Pediatric Surgery International·H LucasO B Eden
Jul 5, 2003·American Journal of Surgery·Alvaro SanabriaAbel Díaz
May 1, 1997·Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology·T B Hunter, P Lund
Aug 1, 1995·Seminars in Oncology Nursing·R J Ingle
Nov 8, 2001·Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR·T M Vesely
Mar 23, 2013·Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery·John Kit Chung TamAnn Kheng Tan
Mar 26, 2009·European Journal of Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine·Barbara FyntanidouDimitrios Boutlis
Jan 1, 2009·Simulation in Healthcare : Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare·Sharon Griswold-TheodorsonDavid Wagner
Apr 1, 1994·Artificial Organs·B De MoorS Ringoir
Aug 14, 2001·American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine·E MauryG Offenstadt
Feb 1, 1997·The Journal of Trauma·M Waisman, D Waisman
May 29, 2004·Anesthesiology·Karen B DominoFrederick W Cheney
Sep 15, 2009·Annals of Vascular Surgery·Victor TranTheresa Jacob
May 1, 1994·Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR·J F CardellaP S Fox
Aug 6, 2000·Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology : JVIR·R KayeR B Towbin
Mar 27, 2007·Journal of the American College of Surgeons·Roberto E Kusminsky
Sep 27, 2002·Anesthesiology Clinics of North America·T Andrew Bowdle
Feb 22, 2008·Clinical Anatomy : Official Journal of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists & the British Association of Clinical Anatomists·Mark O Jensen
May 1, 1992·Seminars in Oncology Nursing·R WickhamD Welker
Jun 15, 2004·Radiologic Clinics of North America·Anil Attili, Ella A Kazerooni
Mar 1, 1995·Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology·T B Hunter
Oct 5, 2010·Journal of Korean Medical Science·Seon-Sook HanBong-Ki Lee
Sep 14, 2016·The Journal of Emergency Medicine·Benjamin AzanPhillip Andrus
Jan 1, 1996·The British Journal of Surgery·N WilliamsM H Irving
Jan 1, 1994·The British Journal of Surgery·S R KohlhardtC R Wright
Nov 3, 1998·AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology·J G CaridiJ C Tonkin
Mar 23, 2017·PloS One·Mari TakashimaClaire M Rickard
Mar 1, 1995·JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition·S C Loughran, M Borzatta
Apr 1, 1992·Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing : Official Journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses·M Woolery-Antill
May 16, 2006·Journal of Intensive Care Medicine·William T McGee
Aug 1, 1993·Nutrition in Clinical Practice : Official Publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition·M E Orr, M A Ryder
Mar 26, 2011·Journal of Intensive Care Medicine·William T McGeeRichard T Martin
Jun 15, 2011·The Journal of Vascular Access·Mauro PittirutiGiancarlo Scoppettuolo
Oct 1, 2011·The Journal of Vascular Access·Roberto GabrielliAndrea Siani
Jun 2, 2012·The Journal of Vascular Access·Micha Y Shamir
Nov 1, 1994·Supportive Care in Cancer : Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer·J H Raaf

❮ Previous
Next ❯

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Blastomycosis

Blastomycosis fungal infections spread through inhaling Blastomyces dermatitidis spores. Discover the latest research on blastomycosis fungal infections here.

Nuclear Pore Complex in ALS/FTD

Alterations in nucleocytoplasmic transport, controlled by the nuclear pore complex, may be involved in the pathomechanism underlying multiple neurodegenerative diseases including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia. Here is the latest research on the nuclear pore complex in ALS and FTD.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Evolution of Pluripotency

Pluripotency refers to the ability of a cell to develop into three primary germ cell layers of the embryo. This feed focuses on the mechanisms that underlie the evolution of pluripotency. Here is the latest research.

Position Effect Variegation

Position Effect Variagation occurs when a gene is inactivated due to its positioning near heterochromatic regions within a chromosome. Discover the latest research on Position Effect Variagation here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Microbicide

Microbicides are products that can be applied to vaginal or rectal mucosal surfaces with the goal of preventing, or at least significantly reducing, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Here is the latest research on microbicides.

Related Papers

Hepatology : Official Journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
G Garcia-Tsao
Radiographics : a Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc
R M SteinerL Gonzalez-Lavin
Radiographics : a Review Publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc
D A Henry, S LeBolt
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved