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A detailed summary of experience with diagnostic and therapeutic use of vena-cava catheters, based on a prospective survey carried out in nine hospitals in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland of 3000 cases, with data from the 11 000 cases that have been reported in the literature. Considerations of complications with regard to route and localization of catheter; clinical manifestations of complications. Text is in German but a detailed English summary and outline of recommendations follow the German text. 220 references.
Der Vena Cava-Katheter.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:477. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-3-477_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(3):477.
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