European Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Sciences

Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2019

  • Incidence and Risk Factors of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter-related Complications in Patients with Diabetes: A Retrospective Study

    Cao Mingkun, Yin Yuxia, Gao Wei, Feng Shengyu, Wang Dengxu, Wan Min, Liu Chenghu, Wang Luning, Zhang Haijun

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 58-61
    Received: Sep. 04, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 18, 2019
    Published: Oct. 05, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) related complications are common in catheterization patients. Many patients with PICC catheterization have diabetes mellitus. The data of incidence and risk factors in diabetic patients are scarce. Methods: A retrospective, multicenter study was performed on diabetic patients with PICC ins... Show More
  • Complications and Risk Factors of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters: A Review

    Cao Mingkun, Yin Yuxia, Feng Shengyu, Wang Dengxu, Wan Min, Liu Chenghu, Wang Luning, Zhang Haijun

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2019
    Pages: 62-65
    Received: Oct. 10, 2019
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2019
    Published: Oct. 31, 2019
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    Abstract: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are widely used in cancer and critical patients for it’s convenience and performance compared to central venous catheters (CVCs), however, PICCs are still associated with some complications which increase disease burden and health care cost. No agreement about incidence and risk factors of PICC-relate... Show More