The objective of this study was to assess the risk of central line–associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) of ultrasound (US)- guided cannulation of the brachiocephalic vein (BCV) compared to standard epicutaneous cava catheters (ECCs) in preterm infants. This was a retrospective cohort study in preterm infants with a birth weight of less than 1500 g.

Authors : Ignacio Oulego-Erroz, Alba Fernández-García, Beatriz Álvarez-Juan, Sandra Terroba-Seara, Paula Alonso Quintela, Antonio Rodríguez-Núñez

European Journal of Pediatrics (2020) 179:1655–1663

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