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Parentheral nutrition

K T Moran, G McEntee, B Jones, R Hone, J P Duignan, E O'Malley
The effect of subcutaneous catheter tunnelling on the incidence of catheter sepsis and on catheter life span in the absence of a nutrition team was determined in a prospective controlled clinical trial. Eighty one patients who received 92 courses of parenteral nutrition had 110 catheters inserted. Alternate catheters were tunnelled. Four patients who received parentheral nutrition for less than 48 hours were excluded from the study. Catheter related sepsis occurred in one tunnelled (1.8%) and 4 non-tunnelled catheters (7...
September 1987: Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
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