International Journal of Nephrology / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Surface-Treated versus Untreated Large-Bore Catheters as Vascular Access in Hemodialysis and Apheresis Treatments

Table 1

Characteristics of 159 patients who received large-bore catheters for dialysis or apheresis.

ParameterMean ± SD

Age (30–82 years)
Females ( (%))94 (59%)
Treated surface catheters (silver) ( (%))54 (34%)
In situ time (days)
(Median 123.0, 1–1845)
Treatments ( ) (dialysis, apheresis)
(Median 44.0, 1–670)

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