CVL - infants; Central catheter - infants - surgically placed
A cental venous line (CVL) is a long, soft plastic tube, called a catheter, that is placed into a large vein in the chest.
WHY IS A CVL USED?
The main reason for a CVL is to deliver nutrients to a baby for a long period of time. It is most often used when attempts to place a percutaneous inserted central catheter (
Infants most likely to need a CVL include those with...Read more