• Incidence of Complications Associated with Long Term Use of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in Pediatric Cardiac Patients

      Malla, Akshara; The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix; Vellore, Shilpa; Anton-Martin, Pilar (The University of Arizona., 2021)
      Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines are increasingly used in neonatal and pediatric cardiac patients for long term, stable central line access and treatments. Although previous studies describe complications in the general pediatric population, this study’s objective is to determine the incidence of PICC line-related complications amongst pediatric cardiac patients.