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Insertion of umbilical arterial and venous catheters
journal contributionposted on 2013-02-14, 14:27 authored by Clodagh S. O'Gorman
Introduction:The use of umbilical arteries and veins for vascular access was first described in the 1960s and has been an integral part of neonatology since then. This report aims to define the indications, contraindications, methods of insertion and complications of umbilical arterial and venous catheters.