Raimonda Žiogaitė, Šarlota Guzovijūtė, Andrius Macas


Central vein catheterization has an inseparable part for these days medicine. Likewise, it has an important part in pacients care. Inserting central vein catheter can help patients but it also can transmit a deadly infection – sepsis. This article discuss particularities of central vein catheterization, the most common places of catheterization, all catheter types that are used the most and the rate of sepsis after this procedure. Dispite that, we will try to find interface between underlying diseases and the development rate of infection.

Keyword(s): catheter; infection; central vein; catheterization.
DOI: 10.5200/sm-hs.2017.019
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