A cannulation set has been designed for repeated short-term infusion of vesicant chemotherapeutic agents via the femoral vein. The major complication was thrombophlebitis in 2.1% of infusions. The procedure provides reliable venous access when therapeutic plans are changed or when the inability to provide catheter care makes an indwelling catheter unwarranted.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Cancer Treatment Reports|
|State||Published - 1983|