During the 7th World Congress of Vascular Access 2022 ( WoCoVA ) in Greece, Dr. R. van Lee, Neonatologist in Amalia Children’s Hospital, Radboudumc – Nijmegen, The Netherlands and active member of the NEVAT, presented an interesting presentation about the possibilities when using ultra sound to place a catheter.

His summary and thoughts:

  • 5 R’s
  • USG pIV access is feasible also in small children
  • Time and team consuming procedure
  • Vascular Access Team increases robustness of this service
  • Know that parents keenly observe what you accomplish…