Scientific publications

The use of subcutaneous cannules as a method of central venous access in pediatrics

Jul 1, 1989 | Magazine: Anales Españoles de Pediatría

Albiach Andreu M, Benito Fernández C, Vega Gutiérrez M, Sierrasesumaga Ariztnavarreta L, Hernández Lizoain JL.
Departamento de Cirugía General y Digestiva, Clínica Universitaria de Navarra.


We presents a series of 42 children, in whom subcutaneous ports were implanted for a prolonged venous access.

Are described the technical aspects of implantation and maintenance are its usefulness in hospital practice, and apparent complications during its use thus presented in an attempt to prevent their occurrence.

CITATION  An Esp Pediatr. 1988 Jul;29(1):11-4