International Journal of Nephrology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

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

Table 2

Indications for the insertion of large-bore catheters ( ).

Indications( )%

Renal failure
 Acute kidney injury (AKI)4025.2
 Clotting fistula3421.4
 Septicemia (catheter-related)2918.2
 Abscess (catheter-related)85.0
 Bleeding (catheter-related)42.5
 Catheter thrombosis and faults in catheter material2314.5
Hypercholesterolemia
 LDL-apheresis106.3
 Septicemia21.24
Plasmapheresis
 Different indications63.8
 Removal by patient10.62
Carcinoma
 Removal by patient21.24

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