Philippine Journal of Surgical Specialties Vol. 75, No. 1, January-June 2020, pp 108-110

PSVES Recommendations for Establishing Central Venous Access in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic

Author(s): Philippine Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Inc.
Ricardo Jose T. Quintos II, MD, FPCS; Joy M. Gali, MD and the PSVES Executive Committee

Overall Consideration is the Safety for Patient, Surgeon and Ancillary Personnel

Indications for establishing a central venous access include the necessity for hemodynamic monitoring and hemodialysis, but may be expanded to include expectant central venous access at the time of intubation and possibility of hemoperfusion. (Level of Evidence IV)

Standard Operating Procedure for Hemodialysis Access

Placement of Temporary Hemodialysis Catheter in COVID-19 Positive Patients

Placement of Temporary Hemodialysis Catheter In Persons Under Investigation Patients

Level of Evidence

Key words: temporary hemodialysis catheters during this COVID-19, Central Venous Access