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Prevention of dialysis catheter complication with a new antibacterial lock solution

  • In: Hospital Pharmacy Posters
  • At: Hyderabad (India) (2011)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: HPS-P-01
  • By: LUSTIG, Ahuva (Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel)
  • Co-author(s): Aflalo, Shahar (Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel)
    Vexler, Alex (Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel)
    Rubanov, Oliana (Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel)
  • Abstract:

    Use of hemodialysis catheters is complicated by catheter-related blood stream infections (CRBSI) and thrombosis, causing morbidity and mortality. Use of antimicrobials and antithrombics in a catheter lock solution might reduce incidence of CRBSI and prevent catheter removal. TSCEM lock (Tri Sodium Citrate, Ethanol, Methylene blue) was invented by..

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