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ECR 2018 / C-1774
Venous thrombosis and infection associated with peripherally inserted central catheter
Congress: ECR 2018
Poster No.: C-1774
Type: Scientific Exhibit
Keywords: Interventional vascular, Vascular, Extremities, Ultrasound-Colour Doppler, Ultrasound-Spectral Doppler, PACS, Catheters, Embolism / Thrombosis, Infection, Image verification
Authors: A. Escobar, F. Puente, M. Á. Carrillo, M. Del Río; Monterrey/MX


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