Table 3

Summary of case series of totally implantable venous access device (TIVAD) complications in patients with cystic fibrosis

Source and yearPatients n/TIVAD nCatheter-yrsPneumothoraxCatheter occlusionInfectionThrombosisMechanical complicationOverall
Current study 2004315/45212050.9218.64.742
3 200074/1151.4143.53654
4 200065/872103.5710.51640
5 199058/68734.43417.6
6 198926/26298.742740
7 199215/2236149142736
8 199618/33710661510
9 199842/612691.61656.538
10 199857/65789832
11 199844/57145223195384
12 198813/15176.601320
  • Data are presented as per cent of devices unless otherwise stated