The danger awaiting premature babies: Portal vein thrombosis.

Cakir S. C. , ÖZKAN H. , Dorum B. A. , Koksal N. , KUDRETOĞLU P. , Baytan B., ...More

Turk pediatri arsivi, vol.55, no.3, pp.257-262, 2020 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/turkpediatriars.2020.65289
  • Title of Journal : Turk pediatri arsivi
  • Page Numbers: pp.257-262
  • Keywords: Newborn, portal vein thrombosis, premature, umbilical vein catheter, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, CHILDREN, BIRTH, RISK


Aim: Umbilical venous catheters are frequently used in the neonatal period. The incidence of umbilical venous catheter-related thrombosis is between 1.3% and 43% in ultrasound scans. This study aimed to determine the incidence and risk of portal vein thrombosis in patients who were hospitalized in the neonatal intensive care unit and underwent umbilical venous catheter insertion.