Operating theatre is better back up than venography

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7012.1091a (Published 21 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1091
  1. Tim Davidson
  1. Senior lecturer Department of Surgery, Institute of Surgical Studies, University College London Medical School, London W1P 7LD

    EDITOR,--Andy Adam asserts that interventional radiologists are the most appropriate specialists to insert long term venous catheters.1 He does not, however, provide any evidence that such a practice would benefit patients or provide an improved service. As a surgeon responsible for over 400 procedures to gain central venous access annually, I remain unconvinced of the …

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