Chapter 83. Vascular Access and Complications

  1. Frederick R. Appelbaum MD Member Director Professor Head3,4,
  2. Stephen J. Forman MD Director Staff Physician5,6,
  3. Robert S. Negrin MD Professor of Medicine Chief7 and
  4. Karl G. Blume MD, FACP Emeritus Professor of Medicine7,8
  1. I. Benjamin Paz MD Associate Professor Director1,2

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch83

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Paz, I. B. (2009) Vascular Access and Complications, in Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition (eds F. R. Appelbaum, S. J. Forman, R. S. Negrin and K. G. Blume), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch83

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

  2. 4

    Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA

  3. 5

    Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Duarte, California, USA

  4. 6

    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California, USA

  5. 7

    Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

  6. 8

    Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Surgery, California, USA

  2. 2

    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope, Duarte, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153485

Online ISBN: 9781444303537

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Keywords:

  • vascular access and complications;
  • implantable subcutaneous ports;
  • externally tunneled catheter;
  • complications related to catheter insertion;
  • cardiac tamponade;
  • catheter-related venous thrombosis;
  • algorithm for venous thrombosis;
  • algorithm for catheter-related infection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indications and patient selection

  • Catheter selection

  • Insertion site selection

  • Insertion technique

  • Complications

  • Catheter removal

  • References