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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Seck, K; Saupe, S; Kiechle, M; Harbeck, N 
Title:
Dislocation of Intravenous Port Systems - Three Case Reports 
Abstract:
Background: Many patients with intravenous chemotherapy have an intravenous port system because of high tissue toxicity of most chemotherapeutic agents in the case of paravasation. With more port systems implanted, the rate of complications is increasing. Apart from catheter thrombosis, we primarily know of fracture of the port catheter. Case Report: We describe 3 patients of our chemotherapeutic clinic who experienced complications of the intravenous port system implanted in the vena brachialis...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Breast Care 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
328-331 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1661-3791 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik