Open Access Research Article

PICC Line in Neonates: Indications and Complications. A Single Level 3 NICU Experience in the UAE and Review of Literature

Nisha Viji Varghese*, Dr. Omar Abu Sa’ada, Uzma Afzal, Nusrat Khan, Dr. Ahmed El Hadidi, Dr. Aiman Rahmani and Zohra Siwji

Department of Pediatrics, Tawam Hospital, UAE

Corresponding Author

Received Date: January 05, 2021;  Published Date: January 22, 2021


Central venous catheters (CVCs) are essential in Neonatal Intensive care Units (NICUs) and are commonly used to provide fluids, medications and Parenteral Nutrition (PN) to critically ill infants, especially Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) and very preterm infants, in line with the practice of minimal handling, allowing longer dwell

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