Pediatric Vascular Access in Brief: Preoperative, Operative, and Postoperative Considerations
September 14, 2022

All surgeons need to know about vascular access. Here we review some preoperative, operative, and postoperative considerations of pediatric vascular access with Dr. Alex Bondoc from Cincinnati Children's Hospital, including indications, contraindications, work-up considerations, tips for placement, and postoperative considerations. Featuring information about locking solutions with Dr. Paul Wales.

Hosts: Rod Gerardo, Ellen Encisco, Brittany Levy

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