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SETB. 2013; 47(1): 41-44

A rare complication of totally implantable venous access device in a pediatric patient: a case report

Sibel Oba, Meltem Aydoğmuş, Özgür Özbağrıaçık, Mehmet Eren Açık, Saliha Berber Pehlivan.

Implanted vascular access devices (ports catater) are widely used in pediatric haematology and oncology patients. They reduce the intravenous therapy difficulties and increase the quality of lives of oncologic patients. Complications are rare with experienced hands. Education of users, correct and frequent care, appropriate postoperatively use are important. Correct procedure and careful usage decrease the incidence of complications. We present a case where a perforation and leakage of ports catater occured due to improper usage.

Key words: Venous port complication, central venous catheter

Article Language: Turkish English

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