Catheters designed to be left within an organ or passage for an extended period of time.
A flexible, tubular device that is used to carry fluids into or from a blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity.
Use or insertion of a tubular device into a duct, blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity for injecting or withdrawing fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It differs from INTUBATION in that the tube here is used to restore or maintain patency in obstructions.
Placement of an intravenous CATHETER in the subclavian, jugular, or other central vein.
Catheters that are inserted into a large central vein such as a SUBCLAVIAN VEIN or FEMORAL VEIN.
Catheters inserted into various locations within the heart for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
Insertion of a catheter into a peripheral artery, vein, or airway for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
Passage of a CATHETER into the URINARY BLADDER or kidney.
Catheters inserted into the URINARY BLADDER or kidney for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
Migration of a foreign body from its original location to some other location in the body.
Placement of a balloon-tipped catheter into the pulmonary artery through the antecubital, subclavian, and sometimes the femoral vein. It is used to measure pulmonary artery pressure and pulmonary artery wedge pressure which reflects left atrial pressure and left ventricular end-diastolic pressure. The catheter is threaded into the right atrium, the balloon is inflated and the catheter follows the blood flow through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle and out into the pulmonary artery.
Procedures in which placement of CARDIAC CATHETERS is performed for therapeutic or diagnostic procedures.
Veins in the neck which drain the brain, face, and neck into the brachiocephalic or subclavian veins.
The continuation of the axillary vein which follows the subclavian artery and then joins the internal jugular vein to form the brachiocephalic vein.
Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.
Polymers of silicone that are formed by crosslinking and treatment with amorphous silica to increase strength. They have properties similar to vulcanized natural rubber, in that they stretch under tension, retract rapidly, and fully recover to their original dimensions upon release. They are used in the encapsulation of surgical membranes and implants.
Abnormal cardiac rhythm that is characterized by rapid, uncoordinated firing of electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart (HEART ATRIA). In such case, blood cannot be effectively pumped into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES). It is caused by abnormal impulse generation.
The veins that return the oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Dialysis fluid being introduced into and removed from the peritoneal cavity as either a continuous or an intermittent procedure.
Devices to be inserted into veins or arteries for the purpose of carrying fluids into or from a peripheral or central vascular location. They may include component parts such as catheters, ports, reservoirs, and valves. They may be left in place temporarily for therapeutic or diagnostic purposes.
INFLAMMATION of the PERITONEUM lining the ABDOMINAL CAVITY as the result of infectious, autoimmune, or chemical processes. Primary peritonitis is due to infection of the PERITONEAL CAVITY via hematogenous or lymphatic spread and without intra-abdominal source. Secondary peritonitis arises from the ABDOMINAL CAVITY itself through RUPTURE or ABSCESS of intra-abdominal organs.
A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)
The presence of viable bacteria circulating in the blood. Fever, chills, tachycardia, and tachypnea are common acute manifestations of bacteremia. The majority of cases are seen in already hospitalized patients, most of whom have underlying diseases or procedures which render their bloodstreams susceptible to invasion.
Portable peritoneal dialysis using the continuous (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) presence of peritoneal dialysis solution in the peritoneal cavity except for periods of drainage and instillation of fresh solution.
Rapid, irregular atrial contractions caused by a block of electrical impulse conduction in the right atrium and a reentrant wave front traveling up the inter-atrial septum and down the right atrial free wall or vice versa. Unlike ATRIAL FIBRILLATION which is caused by abnormal impulse generation, typical atrial flutter is caused by abnormal impulse conduction. As in atrial fibrillation, patients with atrial flutter cannot effectively pump blood into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES).
Recording of regional electrophysiological information by analysis of surface potentials to give a complete picture of the effects of the currents from the heart on the body surface. It has been applied to the diagnosis of old inferior myocardial infarction, localization of the bypass pathway in Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, recognition of ventricular hypertrophy, estimation of the size of a myocardial infarct, and the effects of different interventions designed to reduce infarct size. The limiting factor at present is the complexity of the recording and analysis, which requires 100 or more electrodes, sophisticated instrumentation, and dedicated personnel. (Braunwald, Heart Disease, 4th ed)
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The chambers of the heart, to which the BLOOD returns from the circulation.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Minimally invasive procedures guided with the aid of magnetic resonance imaging to visualize tissue structures.
Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.
Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are invasive or surgical in nature, and require the expertise of a specially trained radiologist. In general, they are more invasive than diagnostic imaging but less invasive than major surgery. They often involve catheterization, fluoroscopy, or computed tomography. Some examples include percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, percutaneous transthoracic biopsy, balloon angioplasty, and arterial embolization.
Substances used on humans and other animals that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. They are distinguished from DISINFECTANTS, which are used on inanimate objects.
Antibacterial used topically in burn therapy.
A species of STAPHYLOCOCCUS that is a spherical, non-motile, gram-positive, chemoorganotrophic, facultative anaerobe. Mainly found on the skin and mucous membrane of warm-blooded animals, it can be primary pathogen or secondary invader.
The removal of secretions, gas or fluid from hollow or tubular organs or cavities by means of a tube and a device that acts on negative pressure.
Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
The venous trunk which returns blood from the head, neck, upper extremities and chest.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A polyvinyl resin used extensively in the manufacture of plastics, including medical devices, tubing, and other packaging. It is also used as a rubber substitute.
The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
An impulse-conducting system composed of modified cardiac muscle, having the power of spontaneous rhythmicity and conduction more highly developed than the rest of the heart.
Surgical creation of a communication between a cerebral ventricle and the peritoneum by means of a plastic tube to permit drainage of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The relief of pain without loss of consciousness through the introduction of an analgesic agent into the epidural space of the vertebral canal. It is differentiated from ANESTHESIA, EPIDURAL which refers to the state of insensitivity to sensation.
Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.
Abnormally rapid heartbeats caused by reentry of atrial impulse into the dual (fast and slow) pathways of ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE. The common type involves a blocked atrial impulse in the slow pathway which reenters the fast pathway in a retrograde direction and simultaneously conducts to the atria and the ventricles leading to rapid HEART RATE of 150-250 beats per minute.
A form of ventricular pre-excitation characterized by a short PR interval and a long QRS interval with a delta wave. In this syndrome, atrial impulses are abnormally conducted to the HEART VENTRICLES via an ACCESSORY CONDUCTING PATHWAY that is located between the wall of the right or left atria and the ventricles, also known as a BUNDLE OF KENT. The inherited form can be caused by mutation of PRKAG2 gene encoding a gamma-2 regulatory subunit of AMP-activated protein kinase.
The use of ultrasound to guide minimally invasive surgical procedures such as needle ASPIRATION BIOPSY; DRAINAGE; etc. Its widest application is intravascular ultrasound imaging but it is useful also in urology and intra-abdominal conditions.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.
A disinfectant and topical anti-infective agent used also as mouthwash to prevent oral plaque.
Space between the dura mater and the walls of the vertebral canal.
Encrustations, formed from microbes (bacteria, algae, fungi, plankton, or protozoa) embedding in extracellular polymers, that adhere to surfaces such as teeth (DENTAL DEPOSITS); PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; and catheters. Biofilms are prevented from forming by treating surfaces with DENTIFRICES; DISINFECTANTS; ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS; and antifouling agents.
The vein accompanying the femoral artery in the same sheath; it is a continuation of the popliteal vein and becomes the external iliac vein.
Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the body.
An abnormally rapid ventricular rhythm usually in excess of 150 beats per minute. It is generated within the ventricle below the BUNDLE OF HIS, either as autonomic impulse formation or reentrant impulse conduction. Depending on the etiology, onset of ventricular tachycardia can be paroxysmal (sudden) or nonparoxysmal, its wide QRS complexes can be uniform or polymorphic, and the ventricular beating may be independent of the atrial beating (AV dissociation).
Abnormally rapid heartbeats originating from one or more automatic foci (nonsinus pacemakers) in the HEART ATRIUM but away from the SINOATRIAL NODE. Unlike the reentry mechanism, automatic tachycardia speeds up and slows down gradually. The episode is characterized by a HEART RATE between 135 to less than 200 beats per minute and lasting 30 seconds or longer.
The washing of a body cavity or surface by flowing water or solution for therapy or diagnosis.
Interruption of NEURAL CONDUCTION in peripheral nerves or nerve trunks by the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., LIDOCAINE; PHENOL; BOTULINUM TOXINS) to manage or treat pain.
Inflammatory responses of the epithelium of the URINARY TRACT to microbial invasions. They are often bacterial infections with associated BACTERIURIA and PYURIA.
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
A small nodular mass of specialized muscle fibers located in the interatrial septum near the opening of the coronary sinus. It gives rise to the atrioventricular bundle of the conduction system of the heart.
Surgical creation of an opening (stoma) in the URINARY BLADDER for drainage.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
Further or repeated use of equipment, instruments, devices, or materials. It includes additional use regardless of the original intent of the producer as to disposability or durability. It does not include the repeated use of fluids or solutions.
Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
Tubes inserted to create communication between a cerebral ventricle and the internal jugular vein. Their emplacement permits draining of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus or other condition leading to fluid accumulation in the ventricles.
Burns produced by contact with electric current or from a sudden discharge of electricity.
Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material from a blood vessel at the point of its formation. Removal of a clot arising from a distant site is called EMBOLECTOMY.
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
A group of thermoplastic or thermosetting polymers containing polyisocyanate. They are used as ELASTOMERS, as coatings, as fibers and as foams.
Electric conductors through which electric currents enter or leave a medium, whether it be an electrolytic solution, solid, molten mass, gas, or vacuum.
Freedom of equipment from actual or potential hazards.
Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
Surgical shunt allowing direct passage of blood from an artery to a vein. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Regulation of the rate of contraction of the heart muscles by an artificial pacemaker.
The administration of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through some other route than the alimentary canal, usually over minutes or hours, either by gravity flow or often by infusion pumping.
Drugs that block nerve conduction when applied locally to nerve tissue in appropriate concentrations. They act on any part of the nervous system and on every type of nerve fiber. In contact with a nerve trunk, these anesthetics can cause both sensory and motor paralysis in the innervated area. Their action is completely reversible. (From Gilman AG, et. al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed) Nearly all local anesthetics act by reducing the tendency of voltage-dependent sodium channels to activate.
The escape of diagnostic or therapeutic material from the vessel into which it is introduced into the surrounding tissue or body cavity.
Transducers that are activated by pressure changes, e.g., blood pressure.
Blocking of a blood vessel by air bubbles that enter the circulatory system, usually after TRAUMA; surgical procedures, or changes in atmospheric pressure.
Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.
Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.
The use of freezing as a special surgical technique to destroy or excise tissue.
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.
Inflammation of a vein, often a vein in the leg. Phlebitis associated with a blood clot is called (THROMBOPHLEBITIS).
A hindrance to the passage of fluids through a CATHETER.
Introduction of therapeutic agents into the spinal region using a needle and syringe.
The valve consisting of three cusps situated between the right atrium and right ventricle of the heart.
The continuous measurement of physiological processes, blood pressure, heart rate, renal output, reflexes, respiration, etc., in a patient or experimental animal; includes pharmacologic monitoring, the measurement of administered drugs or their metabolites in the blood, tissues, or urine.
The evaluation of incidents involving the loss of function of a device. These evaluations are used for a variety of purposes such as to determine the failure rates, the causes of failures, costs of failures, and the reliability and maintainability of devices.
The direct continuation of the brachial trunk, originating at the bifurcation of the brachial artery opposite the neck of the radius. Its branches may be divided into three groups corresponding to the three regions in which the vessel is situated, the forearm, wrist, and hand.
The destroying of all forms of life, especially microorganisms, by heat, chemical, or other means.
The movement and the forces involved in the movement of the blood through the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.
Agents that prevent clotting.
The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).
The innermost layer of the heart, comprised of endothelial cells.
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
Use of a balloon catheter for dilation of an occluded artery. It is used in treatment of arterial occlusive diseases, including renal artery stenosis and arterial occlusions in the leg. For the specific technique of BALLOON DILATION in coronary arteries, ANGIOPLASTY, BALLOON, CORONARY is available.
A highly acidic mucopolysaccharide formed of equal parts of sulfated D-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid with sulfaminic bridges. The molecular weight ranges from six to twenty thousand. Heparin occurs in and is obtained from liver, lung, mast cells, etc., of vertebrates. Its function is unknown, but it is used to prevent blood clotting in vivo and vitro, in the form of many different salts.
The delivery of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient whose sole source of nutrients is via solutions administered intravenously, subcutaneously, or by some other non-alimentary route. The basic components of TPN solutions are protein hydrolysates or free amino acid mixtures, monosaccharides, and electrolytes. Components are selected for their ability to reverse catabolism, promote anabolism, and build structural proteins.
Procedures using an electrically heated wire or scalpel to treat hemorrhage (e.g., bleeding ulcers) and to ablate tumors, mucosal lesions, and refractory arrhythmias. It is different from ELECTROSURGERY which is used more for cutting tissue than destroying and in which the patient is part of the electric circuit.
Compression of the heart by accumulated fluid (PERICARDIAL EFFUSION) or blood (HEMOPERICARDIUM) in the PERICARDIUM surrounding the heart. The affected cardiac functions and CARDIAC OUTPUT can range from minimal to total hemodynamic collapse.
The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.
A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM.
A nerve originating in the lumbar spinal cord (usually L2 to L4) and traveling through the lumbar plexus to provide motor innervation to extensors of the thigh and sensory innervation to parts of the thigh, lower leg, and foot, and to the hip and knee joints.
Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
Abnormally rapid heartbeat, usually with a HEART RATE above 100 beats per minute for adults. Tachycardia accompanied by disturbance in the cardiac depolarization (cardiac arrhythmia) is called tachyarrhythmia.
Use of a balloon CATHETER to block the flow of blood through an artery or vein.
Pain during the period after surgery.
Regional infusion of drugs via an arterial catheter. Often a pump is used to impel the drug through the catheter. Used in therapy of cancer, upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, infection, and peripheral vascular disease.
Skin diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, parasites, or viruses.
The short wide vessel arising from the conus arteriosus of the right ventricle and conveying unaerated blood to the lungs.
Devices that provide support for tubular structures that are being anastomosed or for body cavities during skin grafting.
A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Stones in the URINARY BLADDER; also known as vesical calculi, bladder stones, or cystoliths.
Implanted fluid propulsion systems with self-contained power source for providing long-term controlled-rate delivery of drugs such as chemotherapeutic agents or analgesics. Delivery rate may be externally controlled or osmotically or peristatically controlled with the aid of transcutaneous monitoring.
The blood pressure in the central large VEINS of the body. It is distinguished from peripheral venous pressure which occurs in an extremity.
The main artery of the thigh, a continuation of the external iliac artery.
Radiography of blood vessels after injection of a contrast medium.
Small band of specialized CARDIAC MUSCLE fibers that originates in the ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE and extends into the membranous part of the interventricular septum. The bundle of His, consisting of the left and the right bundle branches, conducts the electrical impulses to the HEART VENTRICLES in generation of MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION.
Excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranium which may be associated with dilation of cerebral ventricles, INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; HEADACHE; lethargy; URINARY INCONTINENCE; and ATAXIA.
A type of cardiac arrhythmia with premature contractions of the HEART VENTRICLES. It is characterized by the premature QRS complex on ECG that is of abnormal shape and great duration (generally >129 msec). It is the most common form of all cardiac arrhythmias. Premature ventricular complexes have no clinical significance except in concurrence with heart diseases.
Fluid propulsion systems driven mechanically, electrically, or osmotically that are used to inject (or infuse) over time agents into a patient or experimental animal; used routinely in hospitals to maintain a patent intravenous line, to administer antineoplastic agents and other drugs in thromboembolism, heart disease, diabetes mellitus (INSULIN INFUSION SYSTEMS is also available), and other disorders.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The elimination of PAIN, without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, during OBSTETRIC LABOR; OBSTETRIC DELIVERY; or the POSTPARTUM PERIOD, usually through the administration of ANALGESICS.
Radiographic visualization or recording of a vein after the injection of contrast medium.
Inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER with voiding (URINATION).
Large veins on either side of the root of the neck formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins. They drain blood from the head, neck, and upper extremities, and unite to form the superior vena cava.
Measurement of blood flow based on induction at one point of the circulation of a known change in the intravascular heat content of flowing blood and detection of the resultant change in temperature at a point downstream.
Any device or element which converts an input signal into an output signal of a different form. Examples include the microphone, phonographic pickup, loudspeaker, barometer, photoelectric cell, automobile horn, doorbell, and underwater sound transducer. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
An iodinated polyvinyl polymer used as topical antiseptic in surgery and for skin and mucous membrane infections, also as aerosol. The iodine may be radiolabeled for research purposes.
Fluid accumulation within the PERICARDIUM. Serous effusions are associated with pericardial diseases. Hemopericardium is associated with trauma. Lipid-containing effusion (chylopericardium) results from leakage of THORACIC DUCT. Severe cases can lead to CARDIAC TAMPONADE.
A short vein that collects about two thirds of the venous blood from the MYOCARDIUM and drains into the RIGHT ATRIUM. Coronary sinus, normally located between the LEFT ATRIUM and LEFT VENTRICLE on the posterior surface of the heart, can serve as an anatomical reference for cardiac procedures.
Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Abnormally rapid heartbeats with sudden onset and cessation.
A TETRACYCLINE analog, having a 7-dimethylamino and lacking the 5 methyl and hydroxyl groups, which is effective against tetracycline-resistant STAPHYLOCOCCUS infections.
Silver. An element with the atomic symbol Ag, atomic number 47, and atomic weight 107.87. It is a soft metal that is used medically in surgical instruments, dental prostheses, and alloys. Long-continued use of silver salts can lead to a form of poisoning known as ARGYRIA.
Pathological process resulting in the fibrous obstruction of the small- and medium-sized PULMONARY VEINS and PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. Veno-occlusion can arise from fibrous proliferation of the VASCULAR INTIMA and VASCULAR MEDIA; THROMBOSIS; or a combination of both.
The destruction of germs causing disease.
The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.
Any disturbances of the normal rhythmic beating of the heart or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. Cardiac arrhythmias can be classified by the abnormalities in HEART RATE, disorders of electrical impulse generation, or impulse conduction.
The large network of nerve fibers which distributes the innervation of the upper extremity. The brachial plexus extends from the neck into the axilla. In humans, the nerves of the plexus usually originate from the lower cervical and the first thoracic spinal cord segments (C5-C8 and T1), but variations are not uncommon.
The volume of BLOOD passing through the HEART per unit of time. It is usually expressed as liters (volume) per minute so as not to be confused with STROKE VOLUME (volume per beat).
The space between the arachnoid membrane and PIA MATER, filled with CEREBROSPINAL FLUID. It contains large blood vessels that supply the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD.
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
The veins and arteries of the HEART.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
The venous trunk which receives blood from the lower extremities and from the pelvic and abdominal organs.
Abnormally rapid heartbeats caused by reentry circuit in or around the SINOATRIAL NODE. It is characterized by sudden onset and offset episodes of tachycardia with a HEART RATE of 100-150 beats per minute. The P wave is identical to the sinus P wave but with a longer PR interval.
An accumulation of air or gas in the PLEURAL CAVITY, which may occur spontaneously or as a result of trauma or a pathological process. The gas may also be introduced deliberately during PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
Electromagnetic waves with frequencies between about 3 kilohertz (very low frequency - VLF) and 300,000 megahertz (extremely high frequency - EHF). They are used in television and radio broadcasting, land and satellite communications systems, radionavigation, radiolocation, and DIATHERMY. The highest frequency radio waves are MICROWAVES.
The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
A conical fibro-serous sac surrounding the HEART and the roots of the great vessels (AORTA; VENAE CAVAE; PULMONARY ARTERY). Pericardium consists of two sacs: the outer fibrous pericardium and the inner serous pericardium. The latter consists of an outer parietal layer facing the fibrous pericardium, and an inner visceral layer (epicardium) resting next to the heart, and a pericardial cavity between these two layers.
The constant checking on the state or condition of a patient during the course of a surgical operation (e.g., checking of vital signs).
Subspecialty of radiology that combines organ system radiography, catheter techniques and sectional imaging.
Radiography of the vascular system of the heart muscle after injection of a contrast medium.
Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
An infant during the first month after birth.
Dysfunction of the URINARY BLADDER due to disease of the central or peripheral nervous system pathways involved in the control of URINATION. This is often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, but may also be caused by BRAIN DISEASES or PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES.
Physicochemical property of fimbriated (FIMBRIAE, BACTERIAL) and non-fimbriated bacteria of attaching to cells, tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in bacterial colonization and pathogenicity.
A method of hemostasis utilizing various agents such as Gelfoam, silastic, metal, glass, or plastic pellets, autologous clot, fat, and muscle as emboli. It has been used in the treatment of spinal cord and INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS, renal arteriovenous fistulas, gastrointestinal bleeding, epistaxis, hypersplenism, certain highly vascular tumors, traumatic rupture of blood vessels, and control of operative hemorrhage.
Surgical creation of an opening in a cerebral ventricle.
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS of an upper extremity vein (e.g., AXILLARY VEIN; SUBCLAVIAN VEIN; and JUGULAR VEINS). It is associated with mechanical factors (Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis, Primary) secondary to other anatomic factors (Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis, Secondary). Symptoms may include sudden onset of pain, warmth, redness, blueness, and swelling in the arm.
A widely used local anesthetic agent.
The condition of an anatomical structure's being constricted beyond normal dimensions.
Blocking of a blood vessel by an embolus which can be a blood clot or other undissolved material in the blood stream.
The lower right and left chambers of the heart. The right ventricle pumps venous BLOOD into the LUNGS and the left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood into the systemic arterial circulation.
Potentially pathogenic bacteria found in nasal membranes, skin, hair follicles, and perineum of warm-blooded animals. They may cause a wide range of infections and intoxications.
Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
Non-human animals, selected because of specific characteristics, for use in experimental research, teaching, or testing.
A double-layered fold of peritoneum that attaches the STOMACH to other organs in the ABDOMINAL CAVITY.
An abnormal passage in the URINARY BLADDER or between the bladder and any surrounding organ.
The long-term (minutes to hours) administration of a fluid into the vein through venipuncture, either by letting the fluid flow by gravity or by pumping it.
Surgery performed on the heart.
A flat, flexible strip of material used to cover or fasten together damaged tissue.
A vein which arises from the right ascending lumbar vein or the vena cava, enters the thorax through the aortic orifice in the diaphragm, and terminates in the superior vena cava.
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
A membrane of squamous EPITHELIAL CELLS, the mesothelial cells, covered by apical MICROVILLI that allow rapid absorption of fluid and particles in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. The peritoneum is divided into parietal and visceral components. The parietal peritoneum covers the inside of the ABDOMINAL WALL. The visceral peritoneum covers the intraperitoneal organs. The double-layered peritoneum forms the MESENTERY that suspends these organs from the abdominal wall.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
The vessels carrying blood away from the capillary beds.
Surgical procedure involving the creation of an opening (stoma) into the chest cavity for drainage; used in the treatment of PLEURAL EFFUSION; PNEUMOTHORAX; HEMOTHORAX; and EMPYEMA.
Enumeration by direct count of viable, isolated bacterial, archaeal, or fungal CELLS or SPORES capable of growth on solid CULTURE MEDIA. The method is used routinely by environmental microbiologists for quantifying organisms in AIR; FOOD; and WATER; by clinicians for measuring patients' microbial load; and in antimicrobial drug testing.
Dilation of an occluded coronary artery (or arteries) by means of a balloon catheter to restore myocardial blood supply.
Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.
A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; vulvovaginal candidiasis (CANDIDIASIS, VULVOVAGINAL), and thrush (see CANDIDIASIS, ORAL). (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The prevention of access by infecting organisms to the locus of potential infection.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
Extra impulse-conducting tissue in the heart that creates abnormal impulse-conducting connections between HEART ATRIA and HEART VENTRICLES.

Urethral response to latex and Silastic catheters. (1/1510)

The reaction of the urethral mucosa to latex and Silastic catheters was compared in two groups of patients undergoing prostatectomy. The bacteriologic response in the two groups differed little; however, Silastic catheters produced less cellular reaction than latex catheters.  (+info)

Septicemia in dialysis patients: incidence, risk factors, and prognosis. (2/1510)

BACKGROUND: Infection is second to cardiovascular disease as a cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and septicemia causes a majority of these infectious deaths. To identify patients at high risk and to characterize modifiable risk factors for septicemia, we examined the incidence, risk factors, and prognosis for septicemia in a large, representative group of U.S. dialysis patients. METHODS: We conducted a longitudinal cohort study of incident ESRD patients in the case-mix study of the U.S. Renal Data System with seven years of follow-up from hospitalization and death records. Poisson regression was used to examine independent risk factors for hospital-managed septicemia. Cox proportional hazards analysis was used to assess the independent effect of septicemia on all-cause mortality and on death from septicemia. Separate analyses were performed for patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD). RESULTS: Over seven years of follow-up, 11.7% of 4005 HD patients and 9.4% of 913 PD patients had at least one episode of septicemia. Older age and diabetes were independent risk factors for septicemia in all patients. Among HD patients, low serum albumin, temporary vascular access, and dialyzer reuse were also associated with increased risk. Among PD patients, white race and having no health insurance at dialysis initiation were also risk factors. Patients with septicemia had twice the risk of death from any cause and a fivefold to ninefold increased risk of death from septicemia. CONCLUSIONS: Septicemia, which carries a marked increased risk of death, occurs frequently in patients on PD as well as HD. Early referral to a nephrologist, improving nutrition, and avoiding temporary vascular access may decrease the incidence of septicemia. Further study of how race, insurance status, and dialyzer reuse can contribute to the risk of septicemia among ESRD patients is indicated.  (+info)

Acinetobacter bacteremia in Hong Kong: prospective study and review. (3/1510)

The epidemiological characteristics of 18 patients with acinetobacter bacteremia were analyzed. Patients (mean age, 55.5 years) developed bacteremia after an average of 14.1 days of hospitalization. Fifteen of 16 patients survived bacteremia caused by Acinetobacter baumannii. Cultures of blood from the remaining two patients yielded Acinetobacter lwoffii. Most patients (78%) resided in the general ward, while four patients (22%) were under intensive care. Genotyping by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction analysis and the temporal sequence of isolation were more useful than phenotyping by antimicrobial susceptibility in the determination of the source of bacteremia, and the intravascular catheter was the leading infection source (39% of cases). The possibility of an association of glucose with the pathogenesis of acinetobacter infection was raised.  (+info)

Infective endocarditis due to Staphylococcus aureus: 59 prospectively identified cases with follow-up. (4/1510)

Fifty-nine consecutive patients with definite Staphylococcus aureus infective endocarditis (IE) by the Duke criteria were prospectively identified at our hospital over a 3-year period. Twenty-seven (45.8%) of the 59 patients had hospital-acquired S. aureus bacteremia. The presumed source of infection was an intravascular device in 50.8% of patients. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) revealed evidence of IE in 20 patients (33.9%), whereas transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) revealed evidence of IE in 48 patients (81.4%). The outcome for patients was strongly associated with echocardiographic findings: 13 (68.4%) of 19 patients with vegetations visualized by TTE had an embolic event or died of their infection vs. five (16.7%) of 30 patients whose vegetations were visualized only by TEE (P < .01). Most patients with S. aureus IE developed their infection as a consequence of a nosocomial or intravascular device-related infection. TEE established the diagnosis of S. aureus IE in many instances when TTE was nondiagnostic. Visualization of vegetations by TTE may provide prognostic information for patients with S. aureus IE.  (+info)

Validation of haemodialysis recirculation and access blood flow measured by thermodilution. (5/1510)

BACKGROUND: Recirculation (R) and access blood flow (Qac) measurements are considered useful indicators of adequate delivery of haemodialysis. It was the purpose of this study to compare measurements of R and Qac obtained by two different techniques which are based on the same principle of indicator dilution, but which differ because of the characteristics of the injection and detection of the different indicators used. METHODS: Recirculation measured by a thermal dilution technique using temperature sensors (BTM, Fresenius Medical Care) was compared with recirculation measured by a validated saline dilution technique using ultrasonic transducers placed on arterial and venous segments of the extracorporeal circulation (HDM, Transonic Systems, Inc.). Calculated access flows were compared by Bland Altman analysis. Data are given as mean +/- SD. RESULTS: A total of 104 measurements obtained in 52 treatments (17 patients, 18 accesses) were compared. Recirculation measured with correct placement of blood lines and corrected for the effect of cardiopulmonary recirculation using the 'double recirculation technique' was -0.02 +/- 0.14% by the BTM technique and not different from the 0% measured by the HDM technique. Recirculation measured with reversed placement of blood lines and corrected for the effect of cardiopulmonary recirculation was 19.66 +/- 10.77% measured by the BTM technique compared with 20.87 +/- 11.64% measured by the HDM technique. The difference between techniques was small (-1.21 +/- 2.44%) albeit significant. Access flow calculated from BTM recirculation was 1328 +/- 627 ml/min compared with 1390 +/- 657 ml/min calculated by the HDM technique. There was no bias between techniques. CONCLUSION: BTM thermodilution yields results which are consistent with the HDM ultrasound dilution technique with regard to both recirculation and access flow measurement.  (+info)

Right atrial bypass grafting for central venous obstruction associated with dialysis access: another treatment option. (6/1510)

PURPOSE: Central venous obstruction is a common problem in patients with chronic renal failure who undergo maintenance hemodialysis. We studied the use of right atrial bypass grafting in nine cases of central venous obstruction associated with upper extremity venous hypertension. To better understand the options for managing this condition, we discuss the roles of surgery and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with stent placement. METHODS: All patients had previously undergone placement of bilateral temporary subclavian vein dialysis catheters. Severe arm swelling, graft thrombosis, or graft malfunction developed because of central venous stenosis or obstruction in the absence of alternative access sites. A large-diameter (10 to 16 mm) externally reinforced polytetrafluoroethylene (GoreTex) graft was used to bypass the obstructed vein and was anastomosed to the right atrial appendage. This technique was used to bypass six lesions in the subclavian vein, two lesions at the innominate vein/superior vena caval junction, and one lesion in the distal axillary vein. RESULTS: All patients except one had significant resolution of symptoms without operative mortality. Bypass grafts remained patent, allowing the arteriovenous grafts to provide functional access for 1.5 to 52 months (mean, 15.4 months) after surgery. CONCLUSION: Because no mortality directly resulted from the procedure and the morbidity rate was acceptable, this bypass grafting technique was adequate in maintaining the dialysis access needed by these patients. Because of the magnitude of the procedure, we recommend it only for the occasional patient in whom all other access sites are exhausted and in whom percutaneous dilation and/or stenting has failed.  (+info)

A method for collecting right coronary venous blood samples from conscious dogs. (7/1510)

This report describes for the first time a technique to collect right coronary venous blood samples from conscious dogs. Catheters, prepared from Micro-Renathane tubing, were surgically implanted in right ventricular superficial veins of three anesthetized dogs. Also implanted were an arterial catheter, a right coronary flow transducer, and a right coronary artery constrictor. The coronary catheter was introduced at a venous bifurcation so that its side holes were positioned above the bifurcation; both ends of the catheter were exteriorized. Heparinized saline was continuously infused through the venous catheter by a battery-powered pump. The dogs were maintained for 10-13 days after surgery, and all catheters remained patent. Multiple right coronary venous samples were collected from each dog. These samples were analyzed for venous oxygen tension (PvO2) under baseline conditions, with right coronary pressure reduced to 50 mmHg, and during the reactive hyperemia after release of the right coronary artery constriction. PvO2 was 27.7 +/- 1.0 mmHg at baseline, 23.4 +/- 1.0 mmHg during coronary artery constriction, and 34.3 +/- 1.5 mmHg during reactive hyperemia. These data and the position of the catheter at autopsy demonstrated that coronary venous blood had been sampled.  (+info)

Volume flow measurement in hemodialysis shunts using time-domain correlation. (8/1510)

Volume flow was measured in 58 hemodialysis shunts (32 grafts and 26 radial fistulas) using the color velocity imaging-quantification method. This method is based on time-domain correlation for velocity calculation and integration of time-varying velocity profiles generated by M-mode sampling. Measurements were made in the brachial artery to estimate radial fistula flow or directly in the grafts. Intraoperator reproducibility was 14.9% for fistulas and 11.6% for grafts. Flow rate was significantly lower in abnormal shunts associated with a functional disorder or a morphologic complication (808 ml/min +/- 484) than in shunts associated with no abnormalities (1401 ml/min +/- 562). Receiver operating characteristic curves showed that a flow rate of 900 ml/min for fistulas and 1300 ml/min for grafts provided 81% and 79% sensitivity and 79% and 67% specificity, respectively. A functional disorder or a morphologic complication was associated with all fistulas and grafts in which flow rates were lower than 500 ml/min and 800 ml/min, respectively.  (+info)

A totally implantable venous access port (TIVAP) plays a crucial role in the treatment of patients in oncology. Catheter fracture is a serious complication with an estimated incidence of 0, 1% - 1%. The objective of this systematic review is to analyze the mechanism of TIVAP fracture to make physicians aware of this fatal entity. A search of the literature between 1980 and 2019 was conducted using PubMed, Ovid, MEDLINE, and Cochrane Systematic Review databases. The search identified 18 case reports and 8 retrospective studies. Fracture of the middle part of the catheter may be induced by constant compression of the catheter between the first-rib and clavicle, which is called the pinch-off syndrome. Catheter fracture at the port-catheter junction may be caused by extrinsic compression near the port-catheter junction combined with material fatigue due to repeated bending of the catheter with shoulder movement. There is no specific cause for the fracture of a catheter tip. An annual chest X-ray is
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Catheter-related bacteremia, a frequent complication in patients who are undergoing hemodialysis, may be prevented by eradication of the catheter biofilm. Catheter lock solution (CLS) is an investigational preparation containing taurolidine, a biocompatible antimicrobial agent, and citrate, an anticoagulant agent. CLS was instilled into the catheter lumens after each dialysis session for 20 catheter-dependent hemodialysis patients. Catheter outcomes were compared with those observed in 30 concurrent control patients whose catheters were instilled with heparin. Bacteremia-free survival at 90 days was higher among patients who received CLS than among control patients who received heparin (94% vs. 47%; P < .001). Unassisted catheter patency (without tissue plasminogen activator instillation) was lower among patients who received CLS than among control patients (32% vs. 76%; P < .001). CLS dramatically reduces the frequency of catheter-related bacteremia among patients undergoing hemodialysis, ...
A dialysis catheter is a catheter used for exchanging blood to and from a hemodialysis machine and a patient. The dialysis catheter contains two lumens: venous and arterial. Although both lumens are in the vein, the arterial lumen, like natural arteries, carries blood away from the heart, while the venous lumen returns blood towards the heart. The arterial lumen (typically red) withdraws blood from the patient and carries it to the dialysis machine, while the venous lumen (typically blue) returns blood to the patient (from the dialysis machine). Flow rates of dialysis catheters range between 200 and 500 ml/min. If a patient requires long-term dialysis therapy, a chronic dialysis catheter will be inserted. Chronic catheters contain a dacron cuff that is tunneled beneath the skin approximately 3-8 cm. The tunnel is thought to add a barrier to infection. The most popular dialysis catheter sold on the market today is the split-tip dialysis catheter. This catheter comprises two free floating ...
Intravenous line tip cultures provide valuable information when taken in conjunction with blood culture, but in practice are often performed in isolation. This retrospective study has evaluated: (1) the frequency of isolated line tip culture; and (2) whether the species of microorganism isolated from line tip culture, using the Maki semi-quantitative culture method, is predictive of bacteraemia. Of 2753 line tip culture episodes in 1659 patients between May 1993 and August 1995, 2230 were performed in isolation (81%). Evaluation of 792 positive line tip culture episodes in 654 patients where blood cultures were performed in the period from 48 h before, to 24 h after tip culture, identified 825 line tip isolates. Of these, 194 were associated with a blood culture positive for the same species. The rate of positive blood culture, according to species, ranged from 10-72%. The highest rate was seen for methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus where 70 of 97 line tip episodes (72%) were associated with
CONCLUSION: Implanting totally implantable venous access ports in the upper arm is feasible and safe for patients with early breast cancer, with a low rate of complications, providing good alternative to central venous ports. PMID: 31841061 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]...
BACKGROUND: We investigated the safety and efficacy of several dosing regimens of catheter-directed staphylokinase (SY162) bolus administration for the treatment of long-term venous access catheter occlusion. METHODS: This open-label, ascending dose study enrolled 24 subjects. Three doses of SY162 were evaluated in three cohorts (0.15 mg, 0.3 mg and 0.45 mg) with eight subjects each. Catheter function was evaluated 30 min after the first bolus administration. In case of incomplete catheter function restoration, a second bolus was administered with reassessment of catheter function 30 min thereafter. Cathetergram was repeated to assess thrombus resolution. RESULTS: Complete restoration of catheter withdrawal function was observed in 2 (25%), 1 (13%) and 7 (88%) subjects after the first bolus in the first, second and third cohort respectively and in 4 (50%), 7 (88%) and 7 (88%) patients after the second administration of SY162. There were no bleeding complications nor other adverse events related ...
New article on Efficacy of Reducing Alteplase Dose to Restore Patency in Nonhemodialysis Central Vascular Access Devices from the Journal of Infusion Nursing Efficacy of Reducing Alteplase Dose to Restore Patency in Nonhemodialysis Central Vascular Access Devices #vascularaccess #FOAMva #FOAMed #FOAMcc #FOAMped #FOAMrad
Hemodialysis catheters are being extensively used to meet the growing demand of hemodialysis, apheresis, infusion, and monitoring of central venous pressure along with high-pressure contrast injection patients. It is predominantly used for maintaining effective blood flow rate, which is estimated at 400 ml/min for at least 3 hours. The growing number of patients suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have increased the demand for hemodialysis to avert liver damage. The various types of hemodialysis catheters available in the global market are tunneled and non-tunneled catheters.. Global Hemodialysis Catheter Market: Key Trends. The growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among the global population is expected to be the primary growth driver for the global hemodialysis catheter market. According to the American Kidney Fund, about 31 million people in the U.S. were suffering from kidney diseases, which is about 10% of the overall adult population in the country. The growing pool ...
Hemodialysis catheters are being extensively used to meet the growing demand of hemodialysis, apheresis, infusion, and monitoring of central venous pressure along with high-pressure contrast injection patients. It is predominantly used for maintaining effective blood flow rate, which is estimated at 400 ml/min for at least 3 hours. The growing number of patients suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have increased the demand for hemodialysis to avert liver damage. The various types of hemodialysis catheters available in the global market are tunneled and non-tunneled catheters.. Global Hemodialysis Catheter Market: Key Trends. The growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among the global population is expected to be the primary growth driver for the global hemodialysis catheter market. According to the American Kidney Fund, about 31 million people in the U.S. were suffering from kidney diseases, which is about 10% of the overall adult population in the country. The growing pool ...
Hemodialysis catheters are being extensively used to meet the growing demand of hemodialysis, apheresis, infusion, and monitoring of central venous pressure along with high-pressure contrast injection patients. It is predominantly used for maintaining effective blood flow rate, which is estimated at 400 ml/min for at least 3 hours. The growing number of patients suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have increased the demand for hemodialysis to avert liver damage. The various types of hemodialysis catheters available in the global market are tunneled and non-tunneled catheters.. Global Hemodialysis Catheter Market: Key Trends. The growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among the global population is expected to be the primary growth driver for the global hemodialysis catheter market. According to the American Kidney Fund, about 31 million people in the U.S. were suffering from kidney diseases, which is about 10% of the overall adult population in the country. The growing pool ...
In this secondary analysis of the ELVIS study, we found that inserting a DC by GWE (as opposed to VPI) did not increase the risk of DC colonization but was associated with a higher risk of DC dysfunction. The risk of DC dysfunction was more than twofold higher when the previous DC was malfunctioning and had been replaced by GWE rather than by VPI.. In a pilot study Palmer et al. demonstrated that guidewire contamination during central line placement predisposes to subsequent colonization of the inserted catheter [19]. This is why replacement by GWE of a non-tunnelled catheter that is suspected to be infected is discouraged, but it may be used to replace a malfunctioning catheter when there is no evidence of catheter infection [14].. Three recent observational studies of critically ill adult patients, designed to assess the impact of catheter replacement by GWE on the risk of infections, yielded conflicting results [20-22]. In a prospective multicentre survey of 1598 central venous catheters, ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Catheter survival and comparison of catheter exchange methods in children on hemodialysis. AU - Onder, Ali Mirza. AU - Chandar, Jayanthi. AU - Saint-Vil, Marie. AU - Lopez-Mitnik, Gabriela. AU - Abitbol, Carolyn L.. AU - Zilleruelo, Gaston. PY - 2007/9/1. Y1 - 2007/9/1. N2 - This retrospective study was done to compare the infection-free and overall survival of first and subsequent tunneled cuffed hemodialysis catheters in children. Subsequent catheters were exchanged by two different methods (a) removal and replacement (R&R), or (b) wire-guided exchange (WGE) using the same tunnel and vessel. The study involved 59 children (27 male, 32 female; mean age 13.9±4.6 years) undergoing maintenance hemodialysis in a pediatric unit over a period of 60 months. From a total of 175 catheters (57 first catheters, 81 WGE, 37 R&R) and 38,888 catheter days, 74/175 (42%) catheters were exchanged because of catheter-related bacteremia (CRB) and 43/175 (25%) for malfunction or cuff extrusion. ...
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A tunneled catheter remains the most common access in patients initiating haemodialysis.1 This is most likely because the catheters are ready to use immediately after insertion, with no maturation time needed. As with any other dialysis access, hydraulic performance is critical for tunneled catheters. This depends mainly on the exit site, the shape of the catheter curve, and the tip position. In this report, Mohamed A Sheta and John R Ross discuss one important technical issue: the catheter tip.. In 2006, the Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative recommended that at the time of placement, the tip(s) of the catheter should be in the mid-atrium, with the arterial lumen facing the mediastinum.2 In one study, Mandolfo et al reported better blood flow with the catheter tip in the right atrium.3 In another study by McCarthy, the mean survival of catheters in the right atrium was 245 days, but only 116 days for catheters placed at the junction of the superior vena cava and the right atrium.4 ...
The catheter tip must be in the lower superior vena cava for optimal performance. If placed femorally, the catheter tip should be placed in the inferior vena cava to minimize recirculation. Catheters greater than 24 cm are intended for femoral vein insertion. CAUTION: For jugular and subclavian insertion, the catheter tip should not be located in the right atrium.. WARNING: Verification of the catheter tip location must be confirmed by x-ray.. ...
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International Journal of Nephrology is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies focusing on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of kidney diseases and associated disorders. The journal welcomes submissions related to cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, pathology, pathophysiology of renal disease and progression, clinical nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation.
Vascular access devices, or PICCS and ports, allow repeated and long-term access to the bloodstream for frequent or regular administration of drugs, like intravenous (IV) antibiotics.
Vascular Access Devices Market is estimated to mark approximately US$8.6 bn by 2024, after registering over US$5.4 bn in 2016. By volume, the market is anticipated to be propelled by a 5.4% CAGR throughout the forecast period.
BACKGROUND: Catheter-related infection (CRI) is associated with increased all-cause mortality and morbidity in hemodialysis patients and may be reduced by using antimicrobial lock solutions (ALSs). STUDY DESIGN: We performed a meta-analysis of studie
A catheter for hemodialysis comprises a flexible catheter tube defining a plurality of separate lumens. The catheter defines an arc angle of generally U-shape in its natural, unstressed configuration. Thus, the catheter may be implanted with a distal catheter portion residing in a vein of the patient, the distal catheter portion being of substantially the shape of the vein in its natural, unstressed condition. Also, a proximal catheter portion resides in a surgically created tunnel extending from the vein and through the skin of the patient, this section of the Catheter also being typically in its natural, unstressed condition. Thus blood may be removed from the vein through one lumen of the catheter, and blood may be returned to the vein through another lumen of the catheter, while the catheter is subject to long term indwelling in the body. Improved results are achieved because of the lack of mechanical stress in the shape of the catheter, which stress causes the catheter to press unduly against
A number of past conventional meta-analyses have compared different ALS with heparin. However, there is no consensus recommendation regarding which type of ALS is best. The purpose of our study is to carry out a network meta-analysis comparing the efficacy of different ALS for prevention of CRI in patients with HD and ranking these ALS for practical consideration.. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: We will search six electronic databases, earlier relevant meta-analyses and reference lists of included studies for randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that compared ALS for preventing episodes of CRI in patients with HD either head-to-head or against control interventions using non-ALS. Study selection and data collection will be performed by two reviewers independently. The Cochrane Risk of Bias Tool will be used to assess the quality of included studies. The primary outcome of efficacy will be catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI). We will perform a Bayesian network meta-analysis to compare the ...
Although Hickman catheters provide safe and reliable venous access for chemotherapy over many months (1, 2), infectious complications (3, 4) and the need for sophisticated and attentive care to maintain patency of the catheter for the duration of therapy (5) have encouraged the development of alternative devices. Access ports have recently been introduced (6, 7) to avoid these problems of maintenance and sepsis. The ports are implanted subcutaneously and have a small reservoir attached to the external end of the venous access tubing. Entry to the device for drug administration is gained by directing a specially designed needle through the ...
A. A central line is a device that assists in the process of administering chemotherapy and other medications and fluids, and blood sampling. A tube is surgically placed into a blood vessel. This device avoids the need for separate needle insertions for each infusion or blood test. Examples of these devices include Hickman or Broviac catheters, PICC lines and ports. Hickman or Broviac catheters are placed in the upper chest, and there is an external portion that protrudes from the skin. PICC lines are placed in the arm, and also have an external portion. Ports are placed in the chest but are implanted below the skin, so that nothing shows externally. When a Broviac, Hickman or PICC line are accessed, a syringe is attached to the external portion in a painless procedure. When a port is accessed, the needle is inserted through the skin causing a brief moment of discomfort, minimized with the use of a special cream (EMLA) applied to the skin. ...
A shunt for draining cerebral spinal fluid from the brain and an access port for use therein is provided. In an embodiment, the shunt includes a master control unit that is located in the abdomen, which interconnects a ventricular catheter and a second catheter, typically located in the peritoneal cavity. In a specific embodiment, the master control unit includes a variety of smart features including at least one access port to allow the injection of solutions for the prevention or removal of blockages in the catheter, and/or antibiotics. The access port can have other uses, such as allowing a point of access for physical navigation of a catheter or the like within the shunt, thereby providing another option for breaking-up blockages, and/or allowing an access point for repairing the shunts components. Additionally, the master control unit includes a diagnostic unit that transmits, either wirelessly or through a wired connection via the access port, diagnostic information about the status of the
Disclosed are implantable, vascular access ports and vascular access systems including such ports. These ports include a biocompatible housing having at least one internal open-faced chamber extending along a reference axis, and defined by a concave sidewall and a bottom wall. The concave sidewall is concave in the direction of the axis and forms a lateral sidewall for the chamber. The port further includes a septum of biocompatible, self-resealing, penetrable material affixed to the housing and spanning the periphery of the open face of the chamber. A cannula is attached at a first end to the housing and extends laterally from that end. Its second end is adapted to receive a catheter. The cannula further includes internal walls defining a channel extending from the first end, along a channel axis from a point on the lateral boundary of, and in communication with, the chamber to the second end.
Dialysis Catheters Market 2017 Executive Summary Dialysis Catheter provides vascular access to the dialysis equipment for carrying out the procedure. These catheters have two separate tubes or dual-lumen, where the arterial port helps the blood flow out to the dialysis machine and the venous port returns the blood to the body. These devices can be…
A catheter hub to nose engagement for securely engaging the hub of a catheter to the nose of a catheter emplacement unit is described. The attachment mechanism may be as simple as an elastic tube which provides an interference fit between the catheter hub and the nose of the emplacement unit. In an alternate embodiment the nose has a longitudinal slot to provide a split nose tip. The split nose tip is held in a separated position by the passage of a cannula therethrough and an enlarged burr end securely engages the hub and nose together. In another embodiment the nose has a longitudinally tapered nose tip and the tapered nose tip has an enlarged burr end to securely engage the hub and nose together. In a further embodiment the nose has an internal undercut in which an elastic plug is secured which is positioned between the catheter hub and nose. The elastic plus has a through hole having a diameter slightly smaller than the diameter of a catheter needle such that when the needle is inserted into the
About one hour or less is needed in the recovery room after a vascular access procedure. When discharged, you should rest at home for the remainder of the day and may resume your usual activities the following day, but should avoid lifting heavy objects. After having a catheter placed you may experience some bruising, swelling, and tenderness in the chest, neck, or shoulder, but these symptoms resolve over about five days. Pain medication may help during this time. This catheter may remain in place for one to two weeks. Flushing the catheter at a stated interval with a heparin flush solution may help keep blood clots from forming and obstructing the catheter.. ...
A catheter assembly including a first catheter having distal and proximal ends, and a second catheter which is positionable within the first catheter. The second catheter has a smaller diameter and is more flexible than the first catheter. The second catheter is positionable within the first catheter so that its distal end is extendable beyond the distal end of the first catheter. An expandable balloon or inflatable means is affixed to the outer surface of either the first or second catheters near the distal end thereof. When inflated, the inflatable means sealingly engages the interior walls of a body channel into which the catheter assembly has been inserted. The catheter assembly may also include associated fiber optics for viewing and removing obstructions.
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Methods and apparatuses for inserting a catheter into a patient. In one exemplary embodiment, a guide-tube is disposed within the catheter lumen to guide the insertion of the catheter into a patient. The catheter having two ends and at least a catheter lumen and is surrounded by a catheter wall. The guide-tube is hollow, and having a guide-tube lumen which is surrounded by a guide-tube wall. The dimension of the guide-tube is less than that of the catheter lumen.
Intravenous literature: Smith, J.S., Irwin, G., Viney, M., Watkins, L., Morris, S.P., Kirksey, K.M. and Brown, A. (2012) Optimal Disinfection Times for Needleless Intravenous Connectors. The Journal of the Association for Vascular Access. 17(3), p.137-143. Abstract: Background - Elimination of catheter-related bloodstream infections is a major focus in health care. According to the Centers for…
Methods for making a loaded catheter assembly for delivering a self-expanding stent where the self-expanding stent is carried in a compressed state and the compressed stent has an inside diameter smaller than the outside diameter of the catheter distal tip. The methods can utilize catheter sub-assemblies lacking already attached tips or having partially formed distal tips. A stent can be proximally and co-axially slid over the distal end of the catheter shaft and constrained by a retractable sheath disposed co-axially about the compressed stent. The catheter distal tip can be added or more fully formed after the loading of the stent. Some catheters include a preformed distal conical tip held in position by a heat-shrink film. Other catheters have an elastomeric distal tip waist for slipping over and engaging an outward projection on the catheter shaft distal region. Some catheters are adapted to engage catheter shaft distal threaded regions.
TY - JOUR. T1 - Blood-stream infection and atrial thrombus due to a buried and forgotten permanent haemodialysis catheter.. AU - Solak, Yalcin. AU - Koc, Osman. AU - Gaipov, Abduzhappar. AU - Ozbek, Orhan. AU - Biyik, Zeynep. AU - Yeksan, Mehdi. PY - 2012. Y1 - 2012. UR - UR - M3 - Article. C2 - 23148401. AN - SCOPUS:84892551072. VL - 2012. JO - BMJ Case Reports. JF - BMJ Case Reports. SN - 1757-790X. ER - ...
We undertook a prospective study of all new central venous catheters inserted into patients in the intensive care units, in order to identify the risk factors and to determine the effect of glycopeptide antibiotics on catheter - related infections. During the study period 300 patients with central venous catheters were prospectively studied. The catheters used were nontunneled, noncuffed, triple lumen and made of polyurethane material. Catheters were cultured by semiquantitative method and blood cultures done when indicated. Data were obtained on patient age, gender, unit, primary diagnosis on admission, catheter insertion site, duration of catheterization, whether it was the first or a subsequent catheter and glycopeptide antibiotic usage. Ninety-one (30.3%) of the catheters were colonized and infection was found with 50 (16.7%) catheters. Infection was diagnosed with higher rate in catheters inserted via jugular vein in comparison with subclavian vein (95% CI: 1.32-4.81, p = 0.005). The incidence of
Why Are We Stuck on Tape and Suture?. Ann Marie Frey, RN & Gregory Schears, MD. Journal of Infusion Nursing January/February 2006. Biofilm: Secret Refuge of the Microbial World. Steve Bierman, MD. Infection Control Today. September 2005. Renowned Expert Dennis Maki, MD Addresses Catheter-Related Infections - Interview I. Dennis Maki, MD. Infection Control Today. January 2005. Renowned Expert Dennis Maki, MD Addresses Catheter-Related Infections - Interview II. Dennis Maki, MD. Infection Control Today. February 2005. The Benefits of a Catheter Securement Device on Reducing Patient Complications. Gregory Schears, M.D.. Managing Infection Control. February 2005. A personal odyssey toward reducing the potential for sharps injuries. Steve Bierman, MD. Journal of Vascular Access Devices. Spring 2002. A call for easier safety device classification. Marilyn Hanchett RN, PhD (c), CPHQ. Journal of Vascular Access Devices. Spring 2002. The emerging science of IV securement. Marilyn Hanchett RN, PhD (c), ...
EB NEURO offers a wide variety of disposable and multi-use duodenal catheters for conventional and high-resolution manometry. Disposable catheters are available in different configurations that reach up to 24 pressure channels and offer many benefits: no need for disinfection (time-saving), no risk of infection and no risk of deletion of day of exams due to catheter malfunction. Multi-use catheters are available with configurations that reach up to 36 pressure channels and up to 12 impedance channels. They are available in silicon and in PVC. You can customize your catheter on request.. ...
A sliding gas-tight seal on an access port promotes insufflation of an anatomical space formed in tissue at a surgical site only during insertion of an endoscopic instrument through the access port into the anatomical space, and promotes deflation of the inflated space upon removal of the endoscopic instrument from within the access port. An inflatable balloon disposed about the port near the distal end may be selectively expanded to seal and anchor the access port within an incision through which a surgical procedure with insufflation is to be performed. Multiple resilient seals may be attached to the body of the port, and an auxiliary resilient seal may be inserted within the aperture of a seal attached to the body to accommodate a wide range of endoscopic instruments of various exterior dimensions inserted through the seals.
A hemodialysis catheter comprising a dual lumen tube with a bullet nose bolus at its distal end. A venous port is formed in one side of the bolus adjacent the bullet nose of the bolus. An arterial port is formed in the bolus circumferentially displaced 180 around the catheter from the venous port. The bolus contains a venous passage which transitions from a smaller diameter D-shaped cross-section to a larger diameter circular cross-section. The bullet nose is thinner than the tube but is inclined on an angle to the axis of the tube so that a portion of its outer periphery is substantially tangent to a hypothetical cylinder containing the trailing edge of the venous port.
Patients who undergo hemodialysis via a tunneled catheter often develop bloodstream infections that arise from the catheter. There are several management options for treatment of such an infection, though the best option is not clearly delineated. Standard of care options include exchanging the catheter for a new one over a guide-wire and instilling a high concentration of an antibiotic directly into the catheter lumen. The investigators are planning to treat hemodialysis catheter bloodstream infections by one of two strategies: 1. Use of a novel antibiotic lock solution Or 2. Changing out the infected catheter for a new one. Both these options have comparable cure rates as shown in the medical literature. After obtaining informed consent, patients will be randomized to either treatment arm and will continue to receive all other standard medical care.. Specific Aim: To conduct a randomized clinical trial to demonstrate that the use of a novel antibiotic lock solution (consisting of ...
Retrograde placement allows the placer to position the catheter tip in the desired anatomical location before creation of the tunnel tract. This differs from antegrade placement where the catheter tip is placed in the desired location after creation of the tunnel tract. As a result, retrograde placement may allow for more accurate tip placement.. ...
Catheters are indispensable tools of modern medicine, but catheter-associated infection is a significant clinical problem, even when stringent sterile protocols are observed. When the bacteria colonize catheter surfaces, they tend to form biofilms making them hard to treat with conventional antibiotics. Hence, there is a great need for inherently antifouling and antibacterial catheters that prevent bacterial colonization. This paper reports the preparation of nonleachable antibiofilm and antibacterial cationic film coatings directly polymerized from actual tubular silicone catheter surfaces via the technique of supplemental activator and reducing agent surface-initiated atom-transfer radical polymerization (SARA SI-ATRP). Three cross-linked cationic coatings containing (3-acrylamidopropyl) trimethylammonium chloride (AMPTMA) or quaternized polyethylenimine methacrylate (Q-PEI-MA) together with a cross-linker (polyethylene glycol dimethacrylate, PEGDMA) were tested. The in vivo antibacterial and ...
Intermittent catheters are used for emptying the urinary bladder in patients who lose control over their bladder. These catheters are used for short term. Urine incontinence can be caused due to neurogenic bladder disorders such as spinal cord injury, spina bifida or multiple sclerosis, and non-neurogenic bladder disorders. The catheter is inserted into the urethra and guided to the bladder causing the urine to flow through the catheter tube and drain into the collection bag. Once the bladder is emptied, the catheter can be removed. Self- catheterization is also possible with these catheters; even children of seven or eight years can be trained to handle catheterization on their own. A parent or caregiver can help in case a patient is physically ill.. The analysts forecast the Global Intermittent Catheters Market to grow at a CAGR of 6.33 percent over the period 2015-2019.. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Intermittent Catheters market for the period ...
A less invasive access port (100) for use in minimally invasive surgery allows for manipulation of the viewing angle into the working site (340) in a transverse plane. According to one exemplary embodiment, the less invasive access port (100) is designed to minimize the need for muscle retraction. Additionally, the less invasive access portal (100) provides sufficient light, irrigation, suction and space for sundry medical instruments (100, 1220). According to one exemplary embodiment, a less invasive access port device (100) includes a two-piece retractor (120) having locking arms (506) secured by a latch (504). The latch (504) is located outside a wound (320) during operation for ease of access. A cannula (110, 110) includes integrated interfaces (102) for light, irrigation and suction. A housing (108) forms a collar around a top of the cannula (110, 110) and houses the light, irrigation and suction mechanisms. Instruments (100, 1220) and implants may be passed through the cannula (110, 110)
Purpose: Hickman catheters (HCs) are commonly used in children who need bone marrow transplantation. Although several methods of implantation have been described, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the results of ultrasonography-and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous insertion of HCs into a central vein in children.. Materials and Methods: Data from patients who were hospitalized for ultrasonography-and fluoroscopy-guided percutaneous placement of HCs from August 2014 to January 2017 were retrospectively evaluated. The data were evaluated with respect to patient characteristics, complications, HC features, and outcomes.. Results: Three hundred and six times HC positioned in 206 patients were evaluated. One hundred and twenty-six patients were male, and the remaining 80 were female. The age of the patients ranged from 2 months to 19 (range, 7.31±4.85) years. HC implantation was technically successful in all patients. The right jugular vein was the preferred access vein in 87.4% of HCs. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Central Venous Access Device Infections in Children. AU - Bowan, Asha. AU - Carapetis, Jonathan. PY - 2011. Y1 - 2011. N2 - Infection is a well-known complication of central venous access device (CVAD) use, with an incidence of 3-6 bloodstream infections per 1,000 catheter days in children. Prevention of CVAD infections has improved with new strategies including the use of chlorhexidine antisepsis, bundles, maximal sterile barriers for insertion, prophylactic locks, antibiotic impregnated catheters and tunnelling of long-term devices. Despite these strategies, catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) continue to be an important health problem. New approaches to diagnosis include differential time to positivity and quantification of blood cultures and molecular diagnostics. The management of CRBSIs includes techniques for line salvage including ethanol, antibiotic, hydrochloric acid, taurolidine and urokinase locks. When these ...
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Maintaining long-term peritoneal catheter function for peritoneal dialysis is commonly threatened by problems with catheter obstruction. Multiple methods have been used to salvage nonfunctioning catheters, including omentopexy, catheter repositioning, and omentectomy. We report on our experience with a laparoscopic method of omentectomy and catheter fixation for salvage of nonfunctioning peritoneal dialysis catheters.. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Thirteen patients with nonfunctioning peritoneal dialysis catheters underwent 16 laparoscopic procedures with the intent to restore function. Clinically, all patients presented with outflow obstruction. At initial presentation, all patients underwent diagnostic laparoscopy and a definitive procedure. In 12 patients, catheters were enveloped by omentum, and we performed laparoscopic omentectomy and catheter fixation to the anterior pelvic wall. In one patient, we identified a broken catheter and performed a laparoscopic omentectomy at ...
Bacterial colonisation of central venous access devices (CVADs) is a major cause of morbidity and potential cause of mortality in children receiving cancer chemotherapy. Catheter related bacterial infections can occur in the form of exit site infection (erythema, tenderness or swelling with positive skin swab), tunnel infection (erythematous tracking along the catheter path), colonisation of the line (positive blood culture from CVAD or fever/rigor with line flush, peripheral venous cultures sterile) or true catheter related bacteraemia (bacterial isolation from central and peripheral blood cultures)(Bishop). Device removal is frequently advised to manage the infection. However, it can result in significant morbidity, which includes the need for general anaesthesia during removal and reinsertion of a new line, and delay in chemotherapy. Particular problems arise with recurrent infections following CVAD colonisation. These concerns prompted early researchers to try alternative measures using ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - PICC-PORT totally implantable vascular access device in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. AU - Bertoglio, Sergio. AU - Cafiero, Ferdinando. AU - Meszaros, Paolo. AU - Varaldo, Emanuela. AU - Blondeaux, Eva. AU - Molinelli, Chiara. AU - Minuto, Michele. PY - 2019/1/1. Y1 - 2019/1/1. N2 - Background and objectives: The increasing use of arm totally implantable vascular access devices for breast cancer patients who require chemotherapy has led to a greater risk of complications and failures and, in particular, to upper extremity deep vein thrombosis. This study aims to investigate the outcomes of the arm peripherally inserted central catheter-PORT technique in breast cancer patients. Methods: The peripherally inserted central catheter-PORT technique is an evolution of the standard arm-totally implantable vascular access device implant based on guided ultrasound venous access in the proximal third of the upper limb with subsequent placement of the reservoir at the ...
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Rodent Vascular Access Ports with Detachable Catheters The vascular access port has evolved from being an intravascular access port into a multi-purpose access port for use in intestinal, biliary, intraspinal, cranial, ventricular, and other applications. It is available in a variety... more ...
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have just recently upgraded their 2017 Recommendations on the Use of Chlorhexidine-Impregnated Dressings for Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections 1.1 Recommendations 1. For patients aged 18 years and older: a. Chlorhexidine-impregnated dressings with an FDA-cleared label that specifies a clinical indication for reducing catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) or catheter-associated…
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AbstractThe aim of this study was to assess the incidence rate and the risk factors for late complications associated with use of central totally implanted venous access devices (TIVAPs) in patients with cancer, and to devise nursing strategies to minimize late complications.This retrospective study
Central vein stenosis/occlusion is a common well-described sequel to the placement of hemodialysis catheters in the central venous system. The precise mechanisms by which central vein stenosis occurs are not well known. Current concepts in central vein stenosis pathophysiology focus on the response to vessel injury model, emphasizing the process of trauma. A case of left brachiocephalic vein stenosis due to the insertion and function of a temporary right subclavian hemodialysis catheter is presented. The purpose of the manuscript is to emphasize that, with the introduction of a temporary subclavian hemodialysis catheter via the right subclavian vein apart from causing concurrent stenosis/infarction of the right subclavian and right brachiocephalic vein, it is also possible to cause stenosis of the left brachiocephalic vein (close to its contribution to the superior vena cava) although the catheter tip is placed in the correct anatomical position in the superior vena cava ...
Effects of tai chi on catheter management and quality of life in tumor patients with PICC at the intermission of chemotherapy: a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial
Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in infants admitted to the NICU. In adults, chlorhexidine used as a skin antiseptic has been shown to reduce the incidence of CRBSIs, and recent evidence indicates the inner surface of long-term central catheters as the likely route of infection. This study will evaluate 3.15% chlorhexidine as the daily catheter hub antiseptic to reduce catheter tip microbial colonization, an indication of high risk for acquiring CRBSI. The purpose of this study is to compare the antiseptic capability of 3.15% chlorhexidine versus isopropyl alcohol in reducing central catheter-related infections in neonates. This study also aims to compare the time to catheter hub microbial colonization in the two groups and to determine the route of catheter tip colonization by comparing cultures taken from the catheter tip, hub, and skin insertion site.. This study will last 1 year. There are no study visits. The placement and removal ...
Vascular access ports, infusion pumps, and catheters are implants and devices commonly used to provide long-term vascular administration of chemotherapeutic agents, antibiotics, analgesics and other medications (also, see information pertaining to other similar devices including Ambulatory Infusion Pumps, Insulin Pumps, the IsoMed Implantable Constant-Flow Infusion Pump, Prometra Programmable Pumps, the SynchroMed, SynchroMED EL, and SynchroMed II Drug Infusion Systems).. Vascular access ports are usually implanted in a subcutaneous pocket over the upper chest wall with the catheters inserted in the jugular, subclavian, or cephalic vein. Vascular access ports have a variety of similar features (e.g., a reservoir, central septum, and catheter) and may be constructed from different materials including stainless steel, titanium, silicone, and plastic. Because of the widespread use of vascular access ports and associated catheters and the high probability that patients with these devices may require ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Fibrin sheath enhances central venous catheter infection. AU - Mehall, John R.. AU - Saltzman, Daniel A.. AU - Jackson, Richard J.. AU - Smith, Samuel D.. PY - 2002/1/1. Y1 - 2002/1/1. N2 - Objective: To determine whether fibrin-coated central venous catheters have a higher infection rate, and spawn more septic emboli, than uncoated catheters after exposure to bacteremia. Design: Animal study comparing catheter infection and blood cultures of fibrin-coated and uncoated catheters exposed to bacteremia. Setting: Animal laboratory. Subjects: Adult male Sprague-Dawley rats. Interventions: A total of 210 rats had catheters placed with the proximal end buried subcutaneously. Rats were divided into three groups: tail vein bacterial injection on day 0 (no fibrin group) or on day 10 (fibrin group), or no injection/saline injection (control, n = 40). Bacterial injections were 1 x 108 colony forming units of either Staphylococcus epidermidis (n = 100) or Enterobacter cloacae (n = 60). ...
PURPOSE Antimicrobial lock therapy (ALT) seems a promising approach for treatment of central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). The recent introduction of molecules such as daptomycin and tigecycline, alone or in combination with other molecules, improved chances of efficacy of ALT, due to their activity on the bacterial biofilm. Our aim was to review the literature concerning ALT for CLABSI, including data concerning novel molecules. METHODS We included case-control studies evaluating two or more molecules as ALT in central venous catheter infections extracted from the Medline database. Among 221 available articles in Pubmed, 54 were selected for their particular interest concerning ALT. RESULTS Incidence of CLABSI is high worldwide. Mechanisms of catheter infection include contamination by skin bacteria, hand contamination and hematogenous diffusion. Catheter-infection is associated with biofilm formation, which reduces the efficacy of ALT. The most promising situation for ALT to
Predisposing factors described are: immunesupression, peritonitis resistant to several cycles of antibiotic, surgery, accidental trauma, or injections.. Auramin or Ziehl-Neelsen staining techniques reveal the acid-alcohol resistance of mycobacteria. A culture should be made in 2 specific media: a solid egg-based medium (Lowenstein-Jensen) and a liquid medium allowing for automated reading (MGIT, MB/BacT, ESP). Colony growth usually occurs within 7 days and is identified by means of faster and more accurate phenotyping (biochemical tests) and genotyping systems, based on the detection of species-specific DNA sequences.. RGAMs are relatively resistant to standard disinfectants and are able to generate biofilms to survive. Consequently in many cases, peritoneal catheters must often be removed or replaced. In our literature review the dialysis catheter was replaced in 65.2% of patients. The catheter was also removed in all cases showing peritonitis or tunnel infection, patients with M. abcessus ...
S CROCKER1. 1John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales. Background: Peritoneal dialysis (PD) continues to remain a viable dialysis modality with at least 60-90% of home-based patients performing PD across Australia. PD allows patients to maintain greater independence and a more normal lifestyle to participate in usual activities of daily living. Complications of peritonitis, catheter migration and exit site infections are not uncommon and often lead to membrane failure.. Case Report: A 49 year-old lady on peritoneal dialysis presented to hospital with diffuse abdominal pain, fevers and cloudy dialysate. Her underlying renal disease was diabetic nephropathy and the peritoneal dialysis catheter had been laparoscopically inserted 6 months prior to this presentation. Dialysis had been complicated by an episode of uncomplicated Staphylococcus epidermidis peritonitis and a pleural leak. Initial treatment in hospital began with empiric intra-peritoneal antibiotics after a PD fluid sample ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - A novel method to prevent catheter dysfunction during spray cryotherapy. AU - Visrodia, Kavel. AU - Zakko, Liam. AU - Nolte, Theresa. AU - Wang, Kenneth Ke Ning. PY - 2017. Y1 - 2017. UR - UR - U2 - 10.1016/j.gie.2017.09.005. DO - 10.1016/j.gie.2017.09.005. M3 - Article. C2 - 28927839. AN - SCOPUS:85031410207. JO - Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. JF - Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. SN - 0016-5107. ER - ...
Christopher Crawford, MD, Daniel Lomelin, MPH, Bradley Hall, MD, Vishal Kothari, MD. University of Nebraska Medical Center. INTRODUCTION: Peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheters are utilized worldwide for patients with end-stage renal disease, but usage is plagued with complications including inability to drain or catheter occlusion. Use of laparoscopy to facilitate placement has been found to improve the rates of primary function as well as salvage of existing catheters. This improvement in outcomes has previously been associated with an increase in the cost of the operation, raising the question of whether it is more economical to place a catheter with open technique, even if it requires subsequent revision versus placing it laparoscopically at the outset.. METHODS: Records were obtained from the University HealthSystem Consortiums (UHC) Clinical Database/Resource Manager tool from December 2011 to June 2015. UHCs database represents the majority of nonprofit academic medical centers and ...
This is the worlds first randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of tunneled CVAD dressing and securement in pediatrics. The trial included innovative securement strategies that had never been tested on this device type, or within this population. This pilot trial evaluated the feasibility of a large efficacy trial, using pre-determined feasibility criteria, a registered and published trial protocol, and rigorous methods.. As per our a priori definition of feasibility, a large efficacy trial of tunneled, cuffed CVAD securement and dressing in pediatrics, using these intervention arms, is feasible. Study processes were successful, with targets for eligibility, recruitment, retention, attrition, protocol adherence and missing data achieved. The proportion of failure (6%) and complication (6%) have provided point estimates for future interventional studies; and for a 5% absolute reduction in CVAD failure or complication is to be reached in future efficacy studies (p = 0.05; 80% ...
The aim of this study was to identify factors that contribute significantly to the bacterial contamination of peripheral intravenous catheters in dogs and cats. Between January and June 2005, intravenous catheters were removed from 84 dogs and 15 cats at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Royal Veterinary College. None of the factors under consideration was significantly associated with bacterial contamination, but 42·9 per cent of the animals with clinical signs consistent with a peripheral catheter-related infection, 34·8 per cent of the animals in which blood had been collected from the catheter immediately after its insertion, and 21·1 per cent of the animals in which a T-connector rather than a Y-connector had been used had contaminated cannulae, compared with 19·0 per cent, 19·7 per cent and 8·3 per cent, respectively, of the animals that did not have signs of such an infection, from which blood was not taken immediately, and that had a Y-connector rather than a T-connector. ...
Vascular access-related infections and septicemia are the main causes of infections among hemodialysis patients, the majority of them caused by Staphylococcus species. Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) has recently been reported with a probable antistaphylococcal activity. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of ASA on the risk of dialysis-related infection and septicemia among incident chronic hemodialysis patients. In a nested case-control study, we identified 449 cases of vascular access-related infections and septicemia, and 4156 controls between 2001 and 2007 from our incident chronic hemodialysis patients cohort. Cases were defined as patients hospitalized with a main diagnosis of vascular access-related infection or septicemia on the discharge sheet (ICD-9 codes). Up to ten controls per case were selected by incidence density sampling and matched to cases on age, sex and follow-up time. ASA exposure was measured at the admission and categorized as: no use, low dose (80-324 mg/d), high dose (≥325
TY - JOUR. T1 - Distance of the internal central venous catheter tip from the right atrium is positively correlated with central venous thrombosis. AU - Ballard, David H.. AU - Samra, Navdeep S.. AU - Gifford, Karen Mathiesen. AU - Roller, Robert. AU - Wolfe, Bruce. AU - Owings, John T.. PY - 2016/4/25. Y1 - 2016/4/25. N2 - Central venous catheters (CVCs) are associated with occlusive, infectious, and thrombotic complications. The aim of this study was to determine if internal CVC tip position was correlated with subsequent complications. This was an institutional review board approved single-center retrospective review of 169 consecutive patients who underwent placement of 203 semipermanent CVCs. Using post-placement chest X-rays, a de novo scale of internal catheter tip position was developed. Major complications were recorded. A logistic regression analysis was used to determine if catheter tip position predicted subsequent complications. There were 78 men and 91 women with a mean age of 48 ...
Central venous catheters (CVC) or lines (CVL) refer to a wide range of central venous access devices but can broadly be divided into four categories. They may be inserted by medical, surgical, anesthetic/ITU, or radiology specialists. Classifica...
As a foreign body, the peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter represents a potential source of infection, particularly for immunosuppressed renal transplant patients. A retrospective study was therefore...
Evaluating the source of fever with a through history, physical and laboratory testing is imperative in this population. Catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) should always be suspected if there is no obvious alternative source. Blood cultures are necessary to determine potential pathogens. If a central catheter is present then cultures should be taken from each lumen. Taking two blood culture specimens increases the likelihood of discovering true bacteremia. In one study, 32 to 43 percent of double lumen catheter cultures that resulted positive were positive from only one of multiple lumens.. Controversy exists regarding the value of peripheral cultures in addition to central catheter cultures if a central catheter is present. Although peripheral cultures may allow for more specific diagnosis of central catheter infection, the treatment of both entities is similar and in only rarely changes management. This pathway does not advocate for peripheral cultures.. Weight-based blood cultures ...
Vascular access dysfunction is the leading cause of morbidity amongst patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and is a key performance indicator for haemodialysis service provision [1]. Complications of vascular access are responsible for over 20% of all hospitalisations in patients on haemodialysis and account for one-third of all inpatient renal bed use [2].. Autologous arteriovenous fistulae (AVFs) are the vascular access modality of choice [1,3] with fewer infective and thrombotic complications than the alternatives [1,4]: tunnelled central venous catheters (TCVCs) and prosthetic arteriovenous grafts (AVGs). The major limitations to native AVF usage are a 6 to 8 week maturation lag from creation to first cannulation and 30 to 50% early failure rate [5,6]. Unfortunately, due to a combination of late referral, primary access failure and acute presentation of renal failure, 40 to 50% of incident patients do not have a functioning AVF when they commence dialysis [3,7,8]. Given the ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The Incidence of Catheter Tract Hemorrhage and Catheter Placement Accuracy in the CLEAR III Trial. AU - for the CLEAR investigators. AU - Müller, Achim. AU - Mould, W. Andrew. AU - Freeman, W. David. AU - McBee, Nichol. AU - Lane, Karen. AU - Dlugash, Rachel. AU - Thompson, Richard. AU - Nekoovaght-Tak, Saman. AU - Madan, Vikram. AU - Ali, Hasan. AU - Stadnik, Agnieszka. AU - Awad, Issam. AU - Hanley, Daniel F. AU - Ziai, Wendy C. PY - 2018/1/2. Y1 - 2018/1/2. N2 - Background: Incidence of catheter tract hemorrhage (CTH) after initial ventriculostomy placement ranges from 10 to 34%. We investigated CTH incidence in the Clot Lysis: Evaluation of Accelerated Resolution of Intraventricular Hemorrhage Phase III trial. Methods: Prospective observational analysis of 1000 computer tomography (CT) scans from all 500 patients enrolled in the trial. All catheters were evaluated on first CT post-placement and on last CT prior to randomization for placement location and CTH size, location, ...
0035] With further referenced to FIG. 4, the curved tip catheter 50 is illustrated as it would be positioned in the SVC. The arrows show the in-flow and out-flow of blood relative to catheter 50. Based on the illustration of curved tip 52, focusing now on downstream section 66, it will be seen that the curved form of tip 52 provides a laterally wider structure within the SVC which is substantially wider than a single catheter body width due to the two (2) catheter body widths (66 and 68) in a lateral direction and the open space between downstream section 66 and upstream section 68. As illustrated, the curved tip 52 includes upstream section 68, distal section 64 and downstream section 66. In effect, by forming curved tip 52 with curved distal section 64, the lateral width or dimension of catheter 50 across curved tip 52 includes the lateral width of two (2) catheter bodies and the lateral width of the open space 70 between those two (2) catheter body sections 66 and 68. This lateral width is ...
0004] A steerable dual lumen catheter is provided having a flexible catheter with a proximal end, a distal end, and a distal portion with a pre-bend configuration. The distal portion in the pre-bend configuration can be bent over a range up to 180 degrees relative to the catheters unbent and straightened configuration. A first lumen is present through the catheter and open at both the proximal and distal ends of the catheter. A second lumen is present through the catheter and open at the proximal end of the catheter, but closed at the distal end of the catheter. A straightening wire is movable inside the second lumen and able to change the pre-bend configuration of the distal portion over a range of 0 degrees when the catheter is straightened and the straightening wire is pushed-in towards the distal end of the second lumen to 180 degrees when the straightening wire is pulled-away from the distal portion and the catheter is in the pre-bend configuration. The straightening wire is inserted in ...
Hemodialysis vascular access catheters are essential in the maintenance of hemodialysis vascular access. However, they have a significant infectious, thrombotic, anatomic complication rate that are detailed with proposed problem-solving guidelines.
Infections: The most common potential problem is a catheter infection. Although these catheters are placed in a sterile environment (the operating room), sometimes the skin harbors bacteria that can establish an infection. Other times, the bacteria are in your childs blood stream for other reasons and settle down on the inside of the catheter, starting a catheter infection. If a catheter infection occurs, it can usually be treated with antibiotics, however, sometimes the catheter will have to be removed.. Bleeding: At the time of placement of the catheter, the surgeon has two primary concerns, particularly when the catheter is placed with the needle method (the technical term is percutaneous, or through the skin, i.e. without an actual incision). One is bleeding from the vein or the artery that is located next to the vein. This is not necessarily a major problem, unless your childs ability to stop bleeding is impaired, which may happen due to a low platelet count, for example. If the level ...
A safety IV catheter includes a unitary, resilient needle guard received in a catheter hub. The needle guard includes a proximal arm or wall that includes an opening through which a needle passes for axial movement. When the needle is retracted from the catheter, it releases the force that had previously prevented movement of the needle guard within the catheter hub. This in turn causes the needle guard to snap into a position in which it is clamped onto the needle shaft and in which its distal wall blocks access to the needle tip. In this condition, the spring needle guard and needle can be removed from the catheter hub. A slot or crimp may be formed in the needle shaft that engages with the needle guard after the protected needle and needle guard are removed from the catheter hub, thereby to prevent removal of the protected needle from the needle guard.
People with indwelling implants, prostheses, drains, and catheters[1][5]. *People who are frequently in crowded places, ... MRSA is common in hospitals, prisons, and nursing homes, where people with open wounds, invasive devices such as catheters, and ...
"The risk associated with indwelling catheters in children with haemophilia". British Journal of Haematology. 138 (5): 580-586. ... "Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections". Retrieved 8 July 2016.. ... there are other studies that show a risk of clots forming at the tip of the catheter, rendering it useless. Some individuals ...
Nicolle LE (2001). "The chronic indwelling catheter and urinary infection in long-term-care facility residents". Infect Control ... Lam, TB; Omar, MI; Fisher, E; Gillies, K; MacLennan, S (23 September 2014). "Types of indwelling urethral catheters for short- ... Using urinary catheters as little and as short of time as possible and appropriate care of the catheter when used prevents ... Urinary catheters. Urinary catheterization increases the risk for urinary tract infections. The risk of bacteriuria (bacteria ...
Lam TB, Omar MI, Fisher E, Gillies K, MacLennan S (2014). "Types of indwelling urethral catheters for short-term ... Chlorhexidine-silver-sulfadiazine used in central venous catheters reduces the rate of catheter-related bloodstream infections. ... Catheters[edit]. Evidence does not support an important reduction in the risk of urinary tract infections when silver-alloy ... catheters are used.[28] These catheters are associated with greater cost than other catheters.[28] ...
Catheter types[edit]. Catheters come in several basic designs:[1]. *A Foley catheter (indwelling urinary catheter) is retained ... The catheter may be a permanent one (indwelling catheter), or an intermittent catheter removed after each catheterization. ... An condom catheter is used for incontinent males and carries a lower risk of infection than an indwelling catheter.[3] ... An intermittent catheter/Robinson catheter is a flexible catheter used for short term drainage of urine. Unlike the Foley ...
Pacik PT, Nelson CE, Werner C (2008). "Pain control in augmentation mammaplasty: safety and efficacy of indwelling catheters in ... Pacik PT, Nelson CE, Werner C (2008). "Pain control in augmentation mammaplasty using indwelling catheters in 687 consecutive ... analgesic indwelling medication catheters can alleviate pain[39][40] Moreover, significantly improved patient recovery has ... Specific treatments for the complications of indwelling breast implants-capsular contracture and capsular rupture-are periodic ...
Hypospadias can also occur iatrogenically by the downward pressure of an indwelling urethral catheter.[51] It is usually ...
Epidural anesthesia uses larger doses of anesthetic infused through an indwelling catheter which allows the anesthetic to be ...
The block can be extended by placing an indwelling catheter, which may be connected to a mechanical or electronic infusion pump ... A catheter may be inserted at the interscalene, supraclavicular, infraclavicular or axillary location, depending on the desired ... In some cases, people can maintain the catheters and infusions at home after release from the facility where the surgery was ... Selander, D (1977). "Catheter technique in axillary plexus block: presentation of a new method". Acta Anaesthesiologica ...
Administration by an indwelling catheter is generally preferred instead of injection in case of more long-term or recurrent ...
... organ transplantation and use of indwelling catheters). Oral candidiasis has been recognized throughout recorded history. The ...
... particularly in patients with long-term indwelling urinary catheters or extensive severe burns. Other strains (for example P. ...
This is especially true of patients who reside in long-term care facilities, who have long-term indwelling urethral catheters, ...
... and by proper care of indwelling catheters. Surgical and dental instruments are also sterilised to prevent contamination by ...
An indwelling catheter is more commonly placed in the setting of epidural analgesia or anaesthesia than with spinal analgesia ... Removing the catheter. The catheter is usually removed when the subject is able to take oral pain medications. Catheters can ... Generally the catheter is inserted 4-6 cm into the epidural space.[6] The catheter is typically secured to the skin with ... Catheter misplaced into a vein (uncommon, less than 1 in 300). Occasionally the catheter may be misplaced into an epidural vein ...
A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC or PIC line), less commonly called a percutaneous indwelling central catheter, ... Generally, the catheter line can be safely and quickly removed by a trained nurse, even in the patient's own home, in a matter ... First described in 1975,[1] it is an alternative to central venous catheters in major veins such as the subclavian vein, the ... Other complications may include catheter occlusion, phlebitis and bleeding. Urokinase or low-dose tPA may be used to break down ...
"Children with DIABETES - Indwelling Catheters for Injections". Blevins, Thomas; Schwartz, ...
The Foley catheter is recommended because it has a balloon to hold it in place. The indwelling Foley catheter drains urine from ... a catheter, catheter removal, and an examination and discharge from the hospital at a minimum of four weeks, with instruction ... If treated early, the use of a urinary catheter may help with healing. Counseling may also be useful. An estimated 2 million ... Even without preselecting the least complicated obstetric fistula cases, a Foley catheter by midwives after the onset of ...
Five Cases Associated with Indwelling Central Venous Catheters". Clinical Infectious Diseases. 20 (3): 629-633. doi:10.1093/ ...
Lam, TB; Omar, MI; Fisher, E; Gillies, K; MacLennan, S (23 September 2014). "Types of indwelling urethral catheters for short- ... Using urinary catheters as little and as short of time as possible and appropriate care of the catheter when used prevents ... Nicolle LE (2001). "The chronic indwelling catheter and urinary infection in long-term-care facility residents". Infect Control ... and maintaining unobstructed closed drainage of the catheter. Male scuba divers using condom catheters and female divers using ...
"Management of occlusion and thrombosis associated with long-term indwelling central venous catheters". Lancet. 374 (9684): 159- ... Catheter obstruction is commonly observed with a central venous catheter. Currently, the standard treatment for catheter ... To treat blocked catheters, alteplase is administered directly into the catheter. Alteplase has also been used off-label for ... Catheter-directed thrombolysis may be more efficient than systemic thrombolysis, as alteplase is locally administered to the ...
Standard treatment involves inserting an indwelling plural catheter and pleurodesis. However, this treatment requires an ... If an infection due to the catheter occurs, antibiotics are given and the catheter is generally left in. A Cochrane review ... This has led to the development of tunneled pleural catheters (e.g., Pleurx Catheters), which allow outpatient treatment of ...
Pacik, P.; Nelson, C.; Werner, C. (2008). "Pain Control in Augmentation Mammaplasty Using Indwelling Catheters in 687 ... Safety and Efficacy of Indwelling Catheters in 644 Consecutive Patients". Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 28 (3): 279-284. doi: ... Specific treatments for the complications of indwelling breast implants - capsular contracture and capsular rupture - are ... analgesic medication catheters for alleviating pain. The plastic surgical emplacement of breast-implant devices, either for ...
Most of the time infections are hospital acquired, often associated with immunosuppression or indwelling catheters. It has been ... meningitis and central venous catheter-associated infections. The numbers of reported C. indologenes infections are increasing ...
The indwelling catheter is typically connected to a urine bag that can be worn on the leg or hung on the side of the bed. ... Indwelling catheters (also known as foleys) are often used in hospital settings, or if the user is not able to handle any of ... The advantage of indwelling catheters is that because the urine is funneled away from the body, the skin remains dry. However, ... Indwelling catheters need to be monitored and changed on a regular basis by a health-care professional. ...
In those with a long term indwelling urinary catheter rates are 100%. Up to 10% of women have a urinary tract infection in a ... bladder catheters and spinal cord injuries. People with a long-term Foley catheter always show bacteriuria. Chronic ... Sendi, P; Borens, O; Wahl, P; Clauss, M; Uçkay, I (2017). "Management of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria, Urinary Catheters and ...
The difficulty in assessing this may be complicated with the usage of indwelling or suprapubic catheters. Other causes include ... Straight catheterization of the bladder or relief of a blocked urinary catheter tube may resolve the problem. The rectum should ...
Biofilms are particularly pathogenic in the setting of foreign bodies like indwelling catheters and tissue implants. Actin ...
Potential applications include flesh-eating disease, problems related to in-dwelling urinary catheters, and common eye ...
... and has been recovered from catheters.[13] It has also found in biofilms on other indwelling devices such as pacemakers and ...
Catheter typesEdit. Catheters come in several basic designs:[1]. *A Foley catheter (indwelling urinary catheter) is retained by ... The catheter may be a permanent one (indwelling catheter), or an intermittent catheter removed after each catheterization. ... A condom catheter is used for incontinent males and carries a lower risk of infection than an indwelling catheter.[3] ... An intermittent catheter/Robinson catheter is a flexible catheter used for short-term drainage of urine. Unlike the Foley ...
Nicolle LE (2001). "The chronic indwelling catheter and urinary infection in long-term-care facility residents". Infect Control ... Phipps S, Lim YN, McClinton S, Barry C, Rane A, N'Dow J (2006). Phipps, Simon, (red.). "Short term urinary catheter policies ... Gould CV, Umscheid CA, Agarwal RK, Kuntz G, Pegues DA (2010). "Guideline for prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract ...
Providencia stuartii can cause urinary tract infections, particularly in patients with long-term indwelling urinary catheters ...
The indwelling cannula. Outside of the United States, many piercers use a needle containing a cannula (or catheter), a hollow ...
Images are used for guidance and the primary instruments used during the procedure are needles and tiny tubes called catheters ... The modality is currently contraindicated for patients with pacemakers, cochlear implants, some indwelling medication pumps, ...
Nicolle LE (2001). "The chronic indwelling catheter and urinary infection in long-term-care facility residents". Infect Control ... Gould CV, Umscheid CA, Agarwal RK, Kuntz G, Pegues DA (2010). "Guideline for prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract ...
Images are used for guidance, and the primary instruments used during the procedure are needles and catheters. The images ... The use of MRI is currently contraindicated for patients with pacemakers, cochlear implants, some indwelling medication pumps, ...
Indwelling times of 12 months or longer are indicated to hold ureters open, which are compressed by tumors in the neighbourhood ... When the stent needs to be removed a small catheter with a similar magnet is inserted into the bladder and the two magnets ... connect and the catheter and stent can be simply removed. This eliminates the need for a costly and invasive cystoscopy in both ...
The presence of indwelling ureteral stents may cause minimal to moderate discomfort, frequency or urgency incontinence, and ... using antegrade nephrostomy or retrograde ureteral catheters.[39] Acetazolamide (Diamox) is a medication that alkalinizes the ...
... percutaneous drainage in combination with placement of an indwelling catheter is indicated, and only if several attempts at ...
... the tubes used in mechanical ventilation and indwelling urinary catheters as well as medical devices such as suction catheters ... usually a central venous catheter or similar device). The growth of S. maltophilia in microbiological cultures of respiratory ... central venous catheters, recent surgery, trauma, prolonged hospitalization, intensive care unit admission and broad-spectrum ...
Nicolle LE (2001). "The chronic indwelling catheter and urinary infection in long-term-care facility residents". Infect Control ... Mga catheter para sa pag-ihiBaguhin. Pinapataas ng Paglalagay ng catheter ang panganib para sa mga urinary tract infection ( ... Gould CV, Umscheid CA, Agarwal RK, Kuntz G, Pegues DA (2010). "Guideline for prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract ... 104 CFU/mL ang ginagamit para sa mga sample na kinuha sa catheter, at 102 CFU/mL ang ginagamit para sa mga suprapubic ...
For example, it is often prescribed after the use of an in-dwelling Foley catheter, endoscopic (cystoscopy) procedures, or ...
... or by the insertion of an indwelling catheter. ... In hospice care, a specialized rectal catheter, designed to ...
Indwelling means inside your body. This catheter drains urine from your bladder into a bag outside your body. Common reasons ... You have an indwelling catheter (tube) in your bladder. ... "Indwelling" means inside your body. This catheter drains urine ... You will need to make sure your indwelling catheter is working properly. You will also need to know how to clean the tube and ... Gently hold the catheter and begin washing the end near your vagina or penis. Move slowly down the catheter (away from your ...
Creating a urine culture stewardship program for hospitalized patients without an indwelling urinary catheters and appropriate ... Use of Urine Cultures in Patients without Indwelling Urinary Catheters. Here are some examples of appropriate and inappropriate ... The prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) in patients without indwelling urinary catheters varies widely among groups ... Urine Culture Stewardship in Patients without Indwelling Urinary Catheters. ...
An indwelling catheter must also be followed up by the acute pain service team until the catheter is removed. ... ropivacaine, given through a catheter inserted between the shoulders. Device: Indwelling Catheter ropivacaine, given through a ... They include infection and anatomical damage to blood vessels and nerves due to the indwelling catheter. In addition, catheters ... Exparel Interscalene vs Indwelling Catheter. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the ...
Para/Medic: Bioflo, A New Option for Indwelling Catheter Users, • Para/ ... catheter drain holes). "With an indwelling system, the collection bag sits lower than the catheter, creating negative pressure ... Guidelines and Options for Indwelling Catheter Users. By Bob Vogel,2018-04-02T10:41:27+00:00March 1st, 2018, ... To understand how indwelling catheter use affects the bladder, I turned to Dr. Michael Kennelly, director of urology at ...
The infant had to be sent for surgical removal of the catheter and required an increased level of care, including ventilator ...
... this investigation found that more than half of the incidents were associated with indwelling urinary catheter use. Tracking ... Retained lumbar catheter tip. Get Citation DeLancey JO, Barnard C, Bilimoria KY. JAMA. 2017;317:1269-1270. ... A tunneled catheter was placed without complications. When the patient presented for apheresis, providers recognized the wrong ... As a workaround to maintain patency when the GJ tube was dislodged, nursing home staff had inserted a Foley catheter into the ...
A prospective microbiologic study of bacteriuria in patients with chronic indwelling urethral catheters.. Warren JW, Tenney JH ... Even though access to the catheter lumen was similar, the duration of bacteriuric episodes varied greatly by species. Of the ... incidence caused by many different species combined with the prolonged residence of some gram-negative bacilli in the catheter ...
Restrict the use of indwelling catheters to the following situations: As comfort measures for the terminally ill To avoid ... What are the indications for use of indwelling catheters for the treatment of neurogenic bladder?. Updated: Dec 06, 2018 ... encoded search term (What are the indications for use of indwelling catheters for the treatment of neurogenic bladder?) and ... Catheter associated urinary tract infections. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2014 Jul 25. 3:23. [Medline]. [Full Text]. ...
Myths and rituals exist among healthcare professionals in the application of the urinary catheter, and the catheter is often ... Complications of indwelling urinary catheters (IUCs) are common, with the infectious one accounting for 40% of all reported ... Several indwelling urinary catheter-related complications can be attributed to the forgotten indwelling urinary catheters, as ... Indwelling urinary catheters (IUC) are among the oldest of medical devices that continue to be used in therapy today. The ...
... J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. Nov-Dec 2007;34(6):655-61; quiz ... This article will provide an overview of the current indications, complications, and management of the indwelling UDS. ... but the actual number of patients who use a catheter indefinitely to manage urinary incontinence or because of chronic urinary ...
To avoid the risks associated with indwelling urinary catheters, an acute trust has increased the use of intermittent ... To avoid the risks associated with indwelling urinary catheters, an acute trust has increased the use of intermittent ...
... overused in hospitalized medical patients and careful attention to this aspect of medical care may reduce catheter-related ... Overuse of the indwelling urinary tract catheter in hospitalized medical patients Arch Intern Med. 1995 Jul 10;155(13):1425-9. ... Background: The indwelling urinary tract catheter (IUTC) is an important aspect of medical care. We studied the prevalence of ... Complications as a direct consequence of catheter use were recorded. Results: Of the 202 patients who were studied, the initial ...
Experimental: Immediate catheter removal The indwelling Foley catheter will be removed prior to exiting the operating room. ... Procedure: Immediate catheter removal The indwelling catheter will be removed prior to exiting the operating room. ... There is limited evidence to support the use of overnight indwelling catheters, and despite this, the use of catheters after ... The usual practice is to leave the indwelling urethral catheter overnight after these procedures. The use of indwelling ...
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  • With the invention and broad commercial production of the Foley catheter, the accepted indications for catheterization rapidly expanded to include post-surgical care and both short- and long-term treatment of urinary retention and incontinence from a variety of etiologies. (
  • Intermittent catheterization with a hydrophilic-coated catheter delays urinary tract infections in acute spinal cord injury: a prospective, randomized, multicenter trial. (
  • Aim 2: To demonstrate that immediate removal of catheter after minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy confers no increased risk of re-catheterization. (
  • A randomized controlled trial comparing the standard overnight indwelling urethral catheterization with removal of catheter immediately post surgery after minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy, at Oregon Health & Science University. (
  • Dunn et al found that immediate removal of catheter after completion of an uncomplicated abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy was not associated with re-catheterization, urinary tract infections or fever. (
  • Indwelling Urethral Catheterization Advantages of a Suprapubic (SP) Catheter a recent clinical practice guideline. (
  • The catheter is used in patients which require longterm urinary catheterization over at least 1 month. (
  • A knot in an indwelling urethral catheter is a very uncommon complication of urethral catheterization with an estimated incidence of 2 per one million [ 1 ]. (
  • Advancements in material used for the manufacturing of indwelling catheters plays a significant role in the success of clinical catheterization and high patient convenience. (
  • The outbreak of the novel coronavirus is expected to hamper indwelling catheterization procedures in hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and clinics. (
  • This short-term considerable decline in the number of indwelling catheterization is likely to hit demand in the indwelling catheters market. (
  • Early sheep bladder microscopy studies have suggested that the Cystosure catheter produces significantly less mucosal injury compared to the Foley catheter following a short period of indwelling bladder catheterization. (
  • This Coude Catheter has a smooth, bullet shaped tip that reduces trauma during catheterization. (
  • In the many patients undergoing long-term indwelling bladder catheterization, infection of the urinary tract is inevitable ( 13 ). (
  • In patients on permanent catheterization, the catheters are generally changed at 8- to 12-week intervals, so infected urine can be flowing through a catheter for periods of up to 3 months. (
  • Foley catheters, also referred to simply as indwelling catheters, are meant for those who require continuous catheterization. (
  • Although indwelling urethra catheterization is a medical intervention with well-defined risks, studies show that approximately 14-38% of the indwelling urethra catheters (IUCs) are placed without a specific medical indication. (
  • Interpretation of urinalysis from patients on long-term indwelling catheterization is problematic for a variety of reasons, and unnecessary treatment may result in the emergence of antibiotic -resistant organisms. (
  • Patients managed by long-term urethral catheterization are particularly vulnerable to biofilm-related infections, with crystalline biofilm formation by urease producing species frequently leading to catheter blockage and other serious clinical complications. (
  • Intermittent catheters segment will witness an absolute growth of around 45% during the forecast period owing to end-users' growing inclination towards intermittent self-catheterization. (
  • Self-catheterization is a process in which patients self-insert catheters inside their bladder to empty it. (
  • Self-catheterization using intermittent catheters is the right solution to manage urinary incontinence with ease and comfort. (
  • People who empty their bladders by self-catheterization may occasionally see small blood clots or red blood visible on their catheters because of trauma (bumping against the bladder or urethra or forcing the catheter past the sphincter). (
  • For Intermittent Catheterization - Using a new, sterile catheter, catheterize yourself as usual and allow some of the urine to flow into the jar. (
  • The procedure to insert a catheter is called catheterization. (
  • Picture of Foley catheter, female catheterization. (
  • Picture of Foley catheter, male catheterization. (
  • While placing an indwelling nerve catheter can prolong pain control, it can also have drawbacks and complications. (
  • A tunneled catheter was placed without complications. (
  • Complications of indwelling urinary catheters (IUCs) are common, with the infectious one accounting for 40% of all reported healthcare-associated infections. (
  • This article will provide an overview of the current indications, complications, and management of the indwelling UDS. (
  • Complications as a direct consequence of catheter use were recorded. (
  • The IUTCs are significantly overused in hospitalized medical patients and careful attention to this aspect of medical care may reduce catheter-related complications by primary prevention. (
  • An ultrasound was made to make sure that no complications had occurred due to the removal of the knotted catheter and double-J stent. (
  • Patients undergoing TJA under epidural anesthesia demonstrate no increased risk of postoperative urological complications without the placement of preoperative indwelling urinary catheter. (
  • Purpose: To compare two types of central venous catheters (Broviac and valved clampless) for the incidence and severity of catheter-related complications in children. (
  • Patients and Methods: The authors report data on the mechanical and infectious complications collected in a prospective analysis of 92 catheters inserted in 82 children from January 2000 to March 2001. (
  • During the follow-up of 17,803 catheter-days 52 complications were observed: 40 mechanical episodes and 12 infectious events. (
  • A total of 29 complications were observed, occurring in 22 catheters (43%), with an overall incidence of 0.27/100 catheter-days. (
  • A total of 23 complications were observed, occurring in 19 devices (46%), with an incidence of 0.32/100 catheter days. (
  • These results show the importance of central venous catheter-related mechanical complications in the management of children with hematologic or oncologic malignancies. (
  • Coated catheters or hydrophilic catheters were introduced to reduce long-term urethral complications. (
  • When Should You Call a Doctor for Complications of a Inserted Foley Catheter? (
  • Vascular catheters are associated with complications such as infection, thrombosis and stenosis. (
  • It's important to properly remove your catheter to help prevent infection and other complications. (
  • Methods: We conducted a retrospective review to identify patients who underwent surgical intervention for complications arising from indwelling radial artery catheters from 1997 to 2011. (
  • An 11-month-long study (see resources) concluded that using the Duette Foley catheter reduces trauma to the bladder wall and reduces UTIs, compared to traditional Foley catheters. (
  • Duette Foley catheters are covered under Medicare. (
  • Featuring two separate channels down the tube, Foley catheters allow absolute stability and safe extraction. (
  • Foley catheters are usually constructed out of either silicone or latex. (
  • Silicone Foley Catheters , manufactured by Covidien , are all silicone catheters that are designed to be easily inserted and removed. (
  • The tip on these Indwelling foley catheters is reinforced to reduce buckling. (
  • The deep pocket on these Silicone Foley Catheters is designed to allow stylet security. (
  • These Silicone Foley Catheters use a patented extrusion process that is less likely to collapse than some other foley catheters during irrigation. (
  • Most Foley catheters have a double-lumen design and are known as two-way Foley catheters. (
  • There are some called three-way Foley catheters because they have a third rubber tubing used for continuous flushing of the bladder. (
  • There are different types of Foley catheters from various manufacturers which are cost effective and reliable. (
  • Basically there are two types of Foley catheters - urethral and supra-pubic. (
  • The common sizes of Foley catheters are in the range of 10 FR to 28 FR. (
  • Foley catheters are generally made from silicone rubber or latex natural/rubber. (
  • Short-term Foley catheters are generally used during surgeries and the post-surgery period, to provide relief from short-term urinary retention, for administration of medication into the bladder or to monitor urine output.These may be made of PVC or latex or Teflon-coated latex. (
  • Long-term Foley catheters are used in cases where the patient is bed-ridden, has a chronic illness and unable to pass urine the normal way. (
  • Foley catheters have multiple features. (
  • Coude tip Foley catheters have a bent tip to allow for easy maneuvering through the urethra and into the bladder. (
  • Then there are round tip Foley catheters like the 2-way silicone Foley catheter from Bard, straight tip Foley catheters like Medline's straight tip which is a three-way, silicone-elastomer coated, latex catheter. (
  • Also available are olive tip Foley catheters like the Bard Bardex lubricath , or funnel end Foley catheters like the four-wing tip Male cot catheter from Rusch. (
  • The catheters were replaced with open-end Foley catheters. (
  • Manufacturers usually produce Foley catheters using silicone or coated natural latex. (
  • Foley catheters should be used only when indicated, as use increases the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infection and other adverse effects. (
  • Foley catheters come in several types: Coudé (French for elbowed) catheters have a 45° bend at the tip that facilitates easier passage through an enlarged prostate. (
  • Foley catheters are usually color coded by size with a solid color band at the external end of the balloon inflation tube, allowing for easy identification of the size. (
  • Foley catheters are also used in abdominal surgery. (
  • The place where the catheter goes into the body (the insertion site) becomes very irritated, swollen, red, or tender, or there is pus draining from the site. (
  • The intervention is the insertion of the study urinary catheter (foley) into the bladder. (
  • We report the data on the safety, outcomes, and performance characteristics of outpatient MT with indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) insertion in a large Canadian cohort. (
  • All patients who underwent insertion of an indwelling pleural catheter from the initiation of such service from January 2010 to December 2014 were included for data analysis. (
  • Factors associated with minimal output were the absence of trapped lung (P=0.036), shorter time from first appearance of malignant pleural effusion to catheter insertion (P=0.017), and longer time from catheter insertion till patient's death or end of study (P=0.007). (
  • The primary goal of this study is to compare well-defined pleural effusion management success outcomes in patients with malignant or paramalignant pleural effusions who were treated with Indwelling pleural catheter insertion compared with those treated with siver nitrate pleurodesis. (
  • We describe four cases of catheter-tract metastasis that developed between 3 weeks and 9 months after catheter insertion. (
  • Catheter-tract metastasis occurred in two patients with mesothelioma despite prophylactic irradiation at time of insertion, and in two patients with metastatic adenocarcinoma. (
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  • however, on postoperative day 10, cellulitis was noticed around the insertion site of the catheter, which was still in situ. (
  • These catheters usually have additional conveniences such as lubrication for comfort during the insertion process. (
  • How Do You Prepare for Foley Catheter Insertion ? (
  • Insertion of the catheter is facilitated by having the patient lie down on his or her back with the buttocks at the edge of the examination table. (
  • Right phrenic nerve palsy as a complication of indwelling central venous catheters. (
  • Interventional radiology is often used to place central venous catheters and subcutaneous ports, with some evidence of benefit over surgical placement. (
  • Adults living with an indwelling urinary catheter found the experience to be like living with the forces of flowing water. (
  • The control catheter is a Mona-Therm catheter from Covidien. (
  • An example is the Medtronic Covidien Dover catheter which is two-way and silicone with 30cc balloon capacity. (
  • Tyco Covidien 1512C - ULTRAMER Hydrogel Coated Red Latex Coude Foley Catheter 5-15cc 2-Way 12 Fr. (
  • Furthermore, the needle used for catheter placement is larger than the single shot needles, which creates more discomfort to patients during the nerve block. (
  • Because of how shallow the interscalene block is, the catheter is often found to be dislodged from operating room positioning, patient transport or movement, which negates the placement of the catheter. (
  • The sustained release of local anesthetic could theoretically act similarly to the continuous infusion of local anesthetic through an indwelling interscalene catheter, and could thus avoid the need for placement of a catheter. (
  • The cost of each 20 mL vial of Exparel is less at $285 and, for a single shot nerve block, would avoid the extra costs and time needed for a catheter placement. (
  • A woman with multiple myeloma required placement of a central venous catheter for apheresis. (
  • Myths and rituals exist among healthcare professionals in the application of the urinary catheter, and the catheter is often forgotten after the placement, resulting in a potentially significant impact on patient outcomes and healthcare cost. (
  • Placement of indwelling catheter after minimally invasive pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery is routine practice. (
  • Spontaneous pleurodesis is another unique advantage of indwelling pleural catheter placement but the factors associated with its occurrence are not clearly established. (
  • This study shows that short-duration (up to 48 hours) ureteral drainage following ureteroscopic removal of stones (URS) has better efficacy and tolerance than indwelling stent placement with respect to the need for postoperative drainage. (
  • Initial catheter placement was inappropriate in 5.2% of patients and 7.5% patients had an inappropriate indication at the day of the survey. (
  • In multivariate analyses inappropriate catheter use at the time of placement was associated with female sex, older age, admission on a non-intensive care ward, and not having had surgery. (
  • Although the placement of an indwelling urethral catheter is a comparatively safe procedure, one must keep in mind that this complication can occur, particularly in female patients with neurogenic bladder. (
  • Urethral trauma is the only absolute contraindication to placement of a urinary catheter. (
  • A urinary tract infection is the most common problem for people with an indwelling urinary catheter. (
  • They include infection and anatomical damage to blood vessels and nerves due to the indwelling catheter. (
  • In the 1980s, catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) were identified as the most common nosocomial infection with estimates suggesting that CAUTIs comprised up to 40% of hospital-based infections [ 2 ]. (
  • Catheter-related urinary tract infection requiring intravenous antibiotics or continuous bladder irrigation with amphotericin B was observed in 5% of the patients. (
  • Aim 3: To demonstrate that immediate removal of catheter after minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy decreases the occurrence of urinary tract infection. (
  • Catheter-Associated UrinaryTract Infection (CAUTI): Prevention Diagnosis and or placing an indwelling catheter. (
  • Check for inflammation or signs of infection in the area around the catheter. (
  • In contrast, double deletion of agr and atlE significantly abolished these features.Conclusions:Collectively, these data reveal the role of agr system in long-term biofilm development and pathogenesis during Se caused indwelling devices-related relapsed infection. (
  • Demand for urinary incontinence products has increased to prevent infection spread in hospitals, home care centers, surgical centers, etc., creating an absolute opportunity for the growth of the indwelling catheters market. (
  • Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are the second most common health care-associated infection. (
  • The chronic indwelling catheter and urinary infection in long-term-care facility residents. (
  • Residents with chronic indwelling catheters have increased morbidity from urinary infection compared to bacteriuric residents without chronic catheters. (
  • Ultrasonography has been used to identify the etiology of indwelling peritoneal catheter obstruction, including infection of the exit site and tunnel tract. (
  • Ultrasonographic evaluation of the soft tissue tunnel tract can accurately identify fluid collections around the catheter and cuff, which is highly suggestive of tunnel-tract infection. (
  • Cardenas-Garcia, J, Fitzpatrick, N & Cheng, GZ 2018, ' The Utility of Ultrasound to Diagnose Tunnel-Tract Infection Related to Indwelling Pleural Catheters ', Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology , vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 248-252. (
  • However, among patients with a history of prostate disorders (benign prostatic hyperplasia or prostate cancer), urinary tract infection rate was higher in catheter group ( P = .023). (
  • Significance and Impact of the Study: Urinary catheters are the most commonly used medical devices in many healthcare systems, but their use predisposes to infection and provide ideal conditions for bacterial biofilm formation. (
  • The bacteria that live in your bladder can develop into a UTI if your catheter becomes blocked, if your general resistance to infection decreases, or if you don't drink enough fluids and your urine become concentrated. (
  • Monthly urine countries for clients with long-lasting indwelling catheters reveal that the microbial flora is consistently moving and changing, irrespective of antibiotic usage (see BW Trautner and RO Darouiche, “Role of biofilm in catheter-associated endocrine system infection”, Am. J. Infect. (
  • various techniques have now been used in studies to find biofilm infections: The biofilms (BF) created by Escherichia coli (E. coli) can be an crucial reason behind chronic and recurrent infections because of its capability to continue on medical surfaces and indwelling devices, showing the significance of inhibiting the synthesis of E. coli BF and reducing BF infection. (
  • In the United States, catheter-associated urinary tract infection is the most common type of hospital-acquired infection. (
  • The prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) in patients without indwelling urinary catheters varies widely among groups and is more common in women, the elderly, those with urogenital abnormalities, institutionalized patients, and certain comorbidities. (
  • In addition, catheters take a significantly longer time to set up and place than single shot blocks, which is important as there is often a rush to block patients and trying to get them into the operating room on time. (
  • The catheter itself is taped around the entire sides and back of the patient's neck, which is also uncomfortable for patients. (
  • The purpose of the study the investigators are proposing is to determine if single shot interscalene nerve blocks using Exparel can provide equivalent or better analgesia than indwelling interscalene catheter in patients who undergo total shoulder replacement surgery. (
  • I discuss managing bladder spasticity with my patients that have indwelling catheters. (
  • A UDS can be an integral part of managing urinary retention and urinary incontinence in certain patients, but the actual number of patients who use a catheter indefinitely to manage urinary incontinence or because of chronic urinary retention has not been well documented in the medical or nursing research. (
  • A prospective microbiologic study of bacteriuria in patients with chronic indwelling urethral catheters. (
  • Evidence based catheter management will be helpful to both providers and patients in post-operative decision making. (
  • Investigators will compare the post voiding residuals, the need for re-catheterizations and the numbers of patients going home with an indwelling catheter between the two groups. (
  • They also found that patients in whom the catheter was removed immediately had less pain compared to the patients who had indwelling catheter for 24 hours. (
  • Five cases are reported of patients who developed a raised right hemidiaphragm while an indwelling central venous catheter was in situ. (
  • As a nurse, were you ever specifically taught how to collect a urine sample from patients who rely on indwelling catheters? (
  • North America holds the highest revenue share by region due to high rate of hospitalizations, and contributes around 1/3 of the market share, owing to rise in number of patients and higher adoption of indwelling catheters. (
  • to investigate the effectiveness of indwelling arterial catheters in hemodynamically stable patients with respiratory failure for mortality outcomes. (
  • METHODS: Patients with fulminant acute pancreatitis were divided randomly into 2 groups of combined indwelling catheter celiac drainage and intra-abdominal pressure monitoring and routine conservative measures group (group 1) and control group (group 2). (
  • Cranberry Supplementation Does Not Reduce Urinary Tract Infections in Patients With Indwelling Catheters After Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. (
  • prescription of cranberry capsules reduced UTIs in postoperative patients requiring catheter use. (
  • Patients were monitored until December 2014, with the last catheter inserted in July 2014. (
  • Between 2010 and 2014, a total of 23 indwelling pleural catheters were inserted in 22 consecutive patients with malignant pleural effusion, including 15 (65.2%) cases with malignant pleural effusion as a result of metastatic lung cancer. (
  • Sections from four of nine catheters that had been freshly removed from patients gave positive reactions for AHLs. (
  • Patients in group 2 (n=35) were administered tablet tamsulosin 0.4 mg once daily for 2 weeks in addition to stenting, and those in group 3 (n=31) underwent 5-French open-ended ureteral catheter drainage for 48 hours. (
  • Routine tamsulosin administration in patients with indwelling stents following URS has beneficial effects not only on irritative bladder symptoms but also on flank pain (both persistent and voiding). (
  • Replacement of stents with short-duration open-ended ureteral catheter drainage provides early and more rehabilitation to the patients following URS. (
  • 1 This study by Wilde adds to this body of knowledge by helping healthcare practitioners understand the unique situations that patients face in dealing with an indwelling catheter to manage incontinence. (
  • Indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) infections lead to increased morbidity and treatment failure in patients with chronic recurrent pleural effusions. (
  • The initial 103 patients received a preoperative urinary catheter, which was maintained until the morning of postoperative day 1. (
  • The subsequent 232 patients did not receive a preoperative urinary catheter. (
  • Indwelling pleural catheters are increasingly being used for ambulatory treatment of malignant pleural effusion, particularly for patients unsuitable for pleurodesis. (
  • Tumor metastasis along the tract between pleura and skin surface is a potential complication in patients with chronic indwelling pleural catheters that has seldom been reported. (
  • A retrospective audit in our center showed that catheter-tract metastasis occurred in 6.7% of 45 patients treated with indwelling pleural catheters for malignant pleural effusions. (
  • Conclusion: In ESLD patients who received an indwelling peritoneal catheter, there was 10% risk of developing BP and significant mortality increase. (
  • arterial catheter one inserted into an artery, used as part of a catheter-transducer-monitor system to continuously observe the blood pressure of critically ill patients. (
  • 28 days remains common, and the care of these patients is often undermined by the acquisition of infections and formation of biofilms on catheter surfaces. (
  • nevertheless, other portions of the population are in high risk of developing this disease such as patients with indwelling catheters, cardiac devices, congenital cardiac pathologies, and immunocompromised diseases [ 1 , 2 , 3 ]. (
  • Hence, these patients require catheters during the hospital stay for a short time, while some might need it for a more extended period. (
  • Patients will be taught how to insert a urinary catheter into the bladder by a health professional, which can be done in a hospital or clinic or at home. (
  • As a result, many vendors in the urinary catheters market are offering a broad range of intermittent catheters that are compact, small, and disposable and can be easily used by patients at home. (
  • We report 3 patients with the rare complication of an indwelling urethral catheter misdirected into the ureter. (
  • Patients were referred to us for a variety of reasons following exchange of their chronic indwelling urinary catheters. (
  • Data regarding patient demographics, initial admission to hospital A, indwelling devices and procedures, history of multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs), history of stays in hospital A and LTCFs, and comorbid medical conditions (reported as Charlson comorbidity index scores*) were collected for both case-patients and controls. (
  • For patients by having a urinary catheter a biofilm illness is suspected whether they have recurrent endocrine system infections with similar pathogen (frequently Candida or Enterococcus types). (
  • Indwelling catheters should be avoided when there are alternatives, and when patients and caregivers discuss alternatives to indwelling urinary catheters with their physicians and nurses then sometimes an alternative may be found. (
  • A. According to Paralyzed Veterans of America's Bladder Management Guidelines for Adults with Spinal Cord Injury , long term bladder management with indwelling catheters - urethral or suprapubic - tends to cause decreased bladder compliance (elasticity and size), which is irreversible and can cause other problems, including formation of stones, reflux and an increase in UTIs. (
  • The primary reason for wearing the catheter was urinary retention caused by disease conditions, including multiple sclerosis, cerebrovascular accident, enlarged prostate, and spinal cord injury. (
  • You may have heard it from physicians, from family members who have been doing their reading, or from spinal cord injury survivors who go to other doctors or who were treated at different hospitals or rehabilitation centers: "You're going to develop cancer of the bladder if you keep that catheter in. (
  • People with spinal cord injuries who use indwelling catheters have higher rates of developing this type of cancer (Consortium of Spinal Cord Injury, 2006). (
  • Others with spinal cord injury, such as Michelle, also talked about their reactions to having a catheter. (
  • Because of your spinal cord injury and the fact that you must use an indwelling catheter, you will always have bacteria in your urine. (
  • Clean the connection between the catheter and the drainage bag with an alcohol swab. (
  • Pinch the catheter closed and pull the drainage bag tubing out. (
  • Insert the drainage bag tubing into the catheter. (
  • Frances, for example, who had multiple sclerosis, was horrified when she realised at the age of 40 that she would spend the rest of her life with a suprapubic catheter and a drainage bag. (
  • At this time, urine, if present in the bladder, should flow back through the catheter and into the sterile drainage bag. (
  • If the patient needs to be discharged from the hospital and sent home wearing the Foley catheter, the drainage bag will be replaced with a portable drainage bag (leg bag). (
  • The objective of this study was to determine whether bacterial biofilms on urethral catheters produce AHLs. (
  • Urethral catheters are the most commonly deployed medical devices and used to manage a wide range of conditions in both hospital and community care settings. (
  • Here we review current understanding of bacterial biofilm formation on urethral catheters, with a focus on crystalline biofilm formation by P. mirabilis, as well as approaches that may be used to control biofilm formation on these devices. (
  • This review considers current knowledge regarding biofilm formation on urethral catheters, and possible strategies for their control. (
  • Intermittent catheters are witnessing increasing popularity as they are less prone to acquire CAUTI, hence expected to grow during the forecast period. (
  • These intermittent catheters can be easily inserted multiple times a day to empty the bladder. (
  • The Folysil indwelling catheter also features a radio-opaque stripe in a transparent shaft for easy detection in an x-ray. (
  • Indwelling pleural catheters (IPC) are increasingly becoming a first-line treatment in the management of malignant pleural effusions. (
  • Sodium Chloride water or Sterile water for Indwelling Catheter's ballon? (
  • My mum suddenly told me that the catheter seller said we should use sterile water instead of sodium chloride water. (
  • An indwelling Foley catheter is inserted into the bladder and held in place through a balloon which is placed in the bladder and then inflated by injecting sterile water into it. (
  • Rochester Medical 53614G - ROCHESTER MEDICAL Magic3 Intermittent Catheter with Sure-Grip, 16' Male 14Fr, sterile w/ Hydrophillic sachet. (
  • A Foley catheter is a thin, sterile tube inserted into the bladder to drain urine. (
  • It is held in place with a balloon at the end, which is filled with sterile water to prevent the catheter from being removed from the bladder. (
  • Three-way, or triple lumen catheters have a third channel used to infuse sterile saline or another irrigating solution. (
  • Eventually, Dr. Frederic Foley developed a self-retaining, balloon-based latex catheter in 1929 while seeking a treatment of post-prostatectomy hemorrhage. (
  • Ask your health care provider if you may take a shower with the catheter in place. (
  • You may shower with the catheter in place. (
  • An indwelling pleural catheter offers a novel means to manage recurrent malignant pleural effusion and may remove the need for repeated thoracocentesis. (
  • The aims of this study were to explore the safety of an indwelling pleural catheter in the management of symptomatic recurrent malignant pleural effusion, and to identify the factors associated with spontaneous pleurodesis. (
  • An indwelling pleural catheter provides a safe means to manage symptomatic malignant pleural effusion. (
  • An indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) offers a new and safe management option for symptomatic malignant pleural effusion (MPE). (
  • An arterial catheter also may be inserted for x-ray studies of the arterial system and for delivery of chemotherapeutic agents directly into the arterial supply of malignant tumors. (
  • To evaluate the efficacy of short-duration, open-ended ureteral catheter drainage as a replacement to indwelling stent, and to study the effect of tamsulosin on stent-induced pain and storage symptoms following uncomplicated ureteroscopic removal of stones. (
  • Open-ended ureteral catheter drainage is equally effective and better tolerated than routine stenting following uncomplicated ureteroscopic removal of stones. (
  • Braasch bulb catheter a bulb-tipped ureteral catheter used for dilation and determination of the inner diameter of the ureter. (
  • conical catheter a ureteral catheter that has a cone-shaped tip designed to dilate the lumen. (
  • Knotting of an indwelling urethral catheter is a very rare complication, and there are only a few case reports on knotted catheters, most of them concerning children. (
  • It is suggested that right phrenic nerve palsy is a late complication of an indwelling central venous catheter. (
  • Nevertheless, the use of urinary catheters in the clinical setting is fraught with complication, the most common of which is the development of nosocomial urinary tract infections, known as catheter-associated urinary tract infections. (
  • The embolization of a venous catheter fragment is a rare complication. (
  • Distal embolization of a fractured indwelling venous access catheter is a known, but rare, complication associated with these commonly used devices 2) . (
  • I'm 28, in my fourth year as a C5-6 quad and have had a suprapubic catheter since rehab. (
  • Measured and Modeled Effects of Suprapubic Catheter Size on Urinary Flow. (
  • He could not self catheterise so understood that a suprapubic catheter was the best way to manage his incontinence. (
  • I was told by the hospital I required an indwelling suprapubic catheter, which meant nothing to me. (
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  • id":2157262661,"title":"Foley Bard Silastic® 2-Way Standard Foley Catheter 22fr 5cc","handle":"foley-bard-silastic-2-way-standard-foley-catheter-22fr-5cc","description":"These catheters have a smooth, non-stick silicone exterior coating which reduces calcification buildup and maximizes stiffness without compromising flexibility. (
  • Common reasons to have an indwelling catheter are urinary incontinence (leakage), urinary retention (not being able to urinate), surgery that made this catheter necessary, or another health problem. (
  • Urinary catheters have been used on an intermittent or indwelling basis for centuries, in order to relieve urinary retention and incontinence. (
  • Indications for using a catheter include providing relief when there is urinary retention, monitoring urine output for critically ill persons, managing urination during surgery, and providing end-of-life care. (
  • Bacterial biofilm on catheter, assessed by ultrasonic culture of catheter tip removed at the end of the study. (
  • Weekly urinary cultures are drawn and a sonication culture of the catheter tip is performed to detect and characterize the biofilm. (
  • Sections of colonized all-silicone catheters gave positive reactions for the quorum-sensing signal molecules as did sections that had been cleaned of biofilm and autoclaved. (
  • These residents are always bacteriuric, usually with a complex microbiological flora of two to five organisms and a biofilm on the catheter that may contribute to obstruction. (
  • About Clinical Guidelines (Nursing) Notes on Good Practice (2006) Indwelling Catheter: Blockage. (
  • Emerging medical and engineering strategies for the prevention of long-term indwelling catheter blockage. (
  • A range of techniques have been employed in recent years, utilising various technologies in attempts to counteract the perilous medical cascade following catheter blockage. (
  • This review will focus on the current advancement (within the last 10 years) in prevention of encrustation and blockage of long-term indwelling catheters both from engineering and medical perspectives, with particular emphasis on the importance of stimuli-responsive systems. (
  • The objective of this study was to evaluate if not placing an indwelling urinary catheter leads to a higher potential for adverse genitourinary (GU) issues after total joint arthroplasty (TJA) under epidural anesthesia. (
  • At a recent SCI support meeting, I heard that long term use of an indwelling catheter causes permanent bladder shrinkage and that bladder spasms makes this worse. (
  • The good news is that incorporating methods to minimize bladder spasms, as well as bladder irritation, which leads to inflammation, can help mitigate the bladder shrinkage associated with long term indwelling catheter use. (
  • Jamison J, Maguire S, McCann J. Catheter policies for management of long term voiding problems in adults with neurogenic bladder disorders. (
  • Key players operating in the indwelling catheters market offer a wide range of urinary incontinence products such as long-term and short-term indwelling catheters. (
  • Data suggests that the design of the traditional Foley catheter may be responsible for bladder mucosal injury due to contact with the drainage tip, which in turn contribute to bladder infections associated with long term indwelling Foley catheter usage. (
  • Implementing a Nurse-Driven Protocol to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in a Long-Term Acute Care Hospital. (
  • From 5% to 10% of residents of long-term-care facilities have urinary drainage managed with chronic indwelling catheters. (
  • 14 adults (age range 35-95 y, 64% women) with long term indwelling urinary catheters (duration 6 mo to 18 y) who lived in the community. (
  • To administer outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy, interventional radiology attempted to place a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) in the right brachial vein multiple times but failed. (
  • Gently wash all around the area where the catheter goes in with the soapy washcloth. (
  • Clean the area where the catheter enters your body (or tip of penis) with a wash cloth and mild soap and water. (
  • An alternative treatment is intermittent or continuous drainage of the pleural fluid with a chronic indwelling pleural catheter. (
  • Catheter-tract metastases associated with chronic indwelling pleural catheters. (
  • The infant had to be sent for surgical removal of the catheter and required an increased level of care, including ventilator support. (
  • Investigators propose a randomized controlled trial comparing the immediate removal of indwelling urethral catheter, after minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy, to the present standard catheter removal on post operative day one. (
  • Aim 1: To demonstrate that immediate removal of catheter after minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy results in shorter hospital stay than removal on postoperative day 1. (
  • A Photograph taken after the removal of the urethral catheter, showing that the urethral catheter formed a knot around the double-J stent (blue). (
  • Removal is accomplished simply by deflating the balloon and slipping the catheter out. (
  • All cases were successfully treated using external-beam radiotherapy without necessitating catheter removal. (
  • A urinary catheter is a flexible plastic tube used to drain urine from the bladder when a person cannot urinate. (
  • Under these circumstances, substantial bacterial biofilms form on the lumenal surfaces of the catheter and can even completely block the flow of urine from the bladder ( 9 , 15 , 17 , 19 ). (
  • A urinary catheter is a tube placed in the body to drain and collect urine from the bladder. (
  • A Foley catheter, lubricated with water-soluble jelly, is inserted into the bladder through the urethra. (
  • Kendall Coude Catheters have smooth, oval shaped eyes that minimize trauma and maximum drainage flow. (
  • The investigators are comparing an indwelling catheter with intermediate duration local anesthetic to a single shot peripheral nerve block with long acting a local anesthetic (Exparel). (
  • Even though access to the catheter lumen was similar, the duration of bacteriuric episodes varied greatly by species. (
  • citation needed] Coatings include polytetrafluoroethylene, hydrogel, or a silicon elastomer - the different properties of these surface coatings determine whether the catheter is suitable for 28-day or 3-month indwelling duration. (
  • International Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute IDSA Guidelines for the Diagnosis and if indwelling catheter or. (
  • Summary This Guideline describes the best practice principles that should be Critical clinical practice issues are signified by this IDC Indwelling catheter. (
  • Evidence-based Guidelines for Best Practice in Urological Health Care: Catherisation Indwelling clinical practice. (
  • Internal and External Urinary Catheters A Primer for 4.1 Alternatives to placing an indwelling catheter 14 incorporate the guidelines' recommendations into their clinical practice. (
  • Potential clinical factors associated with minimal output were identified along with the occurrence of spontaneous pleurodesis, which is a unique advantage offered by indwelling pleural catheter. (
  • While the catheter remains in place, these infections are difficult to eliminate by antibiotic therapy ( 1 ) and it is common practice not to intervene with therapeutic agents unless clinical symptoms suggest that the bloodstream or the kidneys have become infected ( 22 ). (
  • Once the stones are removed, an indwelling ureteral double J stent is placed which remains in situ postoperatively for a period of 2 to 4 weeks. (
  • These catheters are often left in situ for the rest of the patient's life. (
  • To our surprise, not only the urethral catheter, but also the double-J stent was removed. (
  • Apparently the catheter had formed a knot around the double-J stent (Figure 1 ). (
  • The balloon remains inside the bladder and prevents the catheter from slipping out of the body. (
  • This prevents the catheter from coming loose and leaving the bladder. (
  • is an online shop dedicated to providing Canadians with discount prices on Ostomy Supplies, Catheters, Incontinence Supplies, Hernia Support Products and Skin care and Wound Care Supplies. (
  • An indwelling balloon applicator developed for postoperative intracavity afterloading brachytherapy was evaluated for photodynamic therapy (PDT). (