In the last years, an increasing number of patients has required a central venous
access for the administration of chemotherapeutic agents, or nutrients, or for the
sampling of blood or administration of blood products. Also, the use of venous catheters
for the administration of chemotherapeutic agents of nutrients for the sampling of
blood or for the administration of blood product has seen a significant increase,
and this book provides the junior as well as the senior interventional radiologist
with a comprehensive analysis of all the relevant features regarding central and peripheral
catheter placement and care.
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