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Catheters

Catheters, indwelling

catheters designed to be left within an organ or passage for an extended period of time.


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The Fiber Disease

... and ulceration. Blood cultures have been positive in 59 percent of cases, including a few that seemed to be due to infected central venous catheters. Amphotericin B is the drug of choice, although it appears to be poor correlation between in vitro susceptibility and clinical response. Prognosis ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:27 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... in the setting of HIV infection. Cellulitis may also occur and be severe enough to require hospitalization. Risk factors include indwelling catheters, injection drug use, and Kaposi’s sarcoma. Most of these infections respond to therapy, but recurrence is common due to the presence of nasopharyngeal ...

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by London
Sat Jul 01, 2006 1:15 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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