Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 202--204

Hickman to central venous catheter: A case of difficult venous access in a child suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia


Arunangshu Chakraborty, Sanjit Agrawal, Taniya Datta, Suparna Mitra, Rakhi Khemka 
 Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Arunangshu Chakraborty
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India

Chemotherapy in children suffering from cancer usually requires placement of an indwelling central venous catheter (CVC). A child may need to undergo repeated procedures because of infection and occlusion of previous access devices. We present a case of CVC insertion in a child suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia where an innovative technique was employed.


How to cite this article:
Chakraborty A, Agrawal S, Datta T, Mitra S, Khemka R. Hickman to central venous catheter: A case of difficult venous access in a child suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2016;21:202-204


How to cite this URL:
Chakraborty A, Agrawal S, Datta T, Mitra S, Khemka R. Hickman to central venous catheter: A case of difficult venous access in a child suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Aug 9 ];21:202-204
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