Accidental dislodgement of central venous catheters is a frequent complication in NICU and it often requires catheter replacement. Subcutaneously anchored sutureless devices (SAS) have been recently introduced in clinical practice for securement of different types of central catheters, but they have never been used in neonates.
In this study they evaluated safety and efficacy of SAS in neonates.

Authors : Vito D’Andreaa , Giovanni Baroneb , Lucilla Pezzaa , Giorgia Pronteraa , Giovanni Ventoa and Mauro Pittirutic

a Department of Woman and Child Health and Public Health, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Roma, Italy;
b Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Sanitaria Romagna, Infermi Hospital Rimini, Rimini, Italy;
c Department of Surgery, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario “Agostino Gemelli” IRCCS – Universit!a Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

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The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine


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