Comparison of efficacy and safety of exchange transfusion through different catheterizations: Femoral vein versus umbilical vein versus umbilical artery/vein

Yi Hao Weng, Ya Wen Chiu

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Objective: To compare the efficacy and safety of exchange transfusion (ET) via three different catheterization methods: femoral vein (FV); umbilical vein (UV); and umbilical artery/vein (Ua/V). Design: A retrospective cohort of neonates who underwent ET for hyperbilirubinemia between 1996 and 2007 was surveyed. Subjects with gestational age

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-64
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Critical Care Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes



  • exchange transfusion
  • femoral vein
  • neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
  • umbilical artery
  • umbilical vein

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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