Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2021 , Vol 30 , Issue 3
The importance of imaging methods in catheter dysfunction: Two rare cases and their management
Ersin Çelik1, Ahmet Çora1, Kadir Burhan Karadem2
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Isparta City Hospital, Isparta, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Isparta, Turkey
DOI : 10.9739/tjvs.2021.982 Cuffed-tunneled hemodialysis catheter is a reliable and effective alternative treatment option in the cases where all the peripheral vascular access points become useless for operative procedures or reinterventions. In addition, imaging methods have become more important to identify or prevent possible complications during or after catheter insertion. In this article, we report two rare cases to emphasize the importance of fluoroscopy and venography in determination and treatment of catheter-related complications and dysfunctions. Keywords : Catheter dysfunction, cuffed-tunneled hemodialysis catheter, fluoroscopy, hemodialysis insufficiency, venography
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