When is central venous placement indicated in the treatment of aplastic anemia?

Updated: Jan 29, 2021
  • Author: Sameer Bakhshi, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Central venous catheter placement is required prior to hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). Note that the following recommendations do not apply to patients with Fanconi anemia and other types of inherited marrow failure; [5] these patients require special consideration.


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