Umbilical venous catheter complications in newborns: a 6-year single-center experience


MUTLU M. , ASLAN Y. , KUL S. , YILMAZ G.

JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.29, no.17, pp.2817-2822, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 17
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/14767058.2015.1105952
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.2817-2822

Abstract

Objective: Umbilical venous catheter (UVC) insertion is frequently performed in critically ill neonates. Various mild or serious complications of umbilical venous catheterization can be observed associated with this procedure. In this study, newborns that have undergone UVC and developed complications were evaluated.