Catheter-related complications of total parenteral nutrition in infants
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We have reported five complications related to the catheters used for total parenteral nutrition. The only acceptable position for the catheter tip is in the superior vena cava near the junction of the right atrium. Rigid aseptic technique, careful nursing skills and repeated radiographic and clinical examination of the patient can reduce these catheter-related complications.
Key wordsTotal parenteral nutrition Catheters Newborns
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