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Table 5 Reasons for first catheter replacement according to insertion site

From: Vascular access for renal replacement therapy among 459 critically ill patients: a pragmatic analysis of the randomized AKIKI trial

Reason for catheter replacement Total Femoral Jugular Sub-clavian
Dysfunction 47 (52.2%) 26 (53.1%) 16 (44.4%) 5 (100%)
Thrombosis 1 (1.1%) 1 (2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Catheter infection suspicion 29 (32.2%) 14 (28.6%) 15 (41.7%) 0 (0%)
Proven catheter infection 4 (4.4%) 1 (2%) 3 (8.3%) 0 (0%)
Other 9 (10%) 7 (14.3%) 2 (5.6%) 0 (0%)
Total 90 49 36 5