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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization in cancer patients improves the success rate of cannulation and reduces mechanical complications: A prospective observational study of 1,978 consecutive catheterizations

  Noof patients % of patients
Total 1,660 100
Median age 61.71 years (range 18-85)  
Male 858 52
Female 802 48
Type of cancer   
Solid tumor 1,280 77
Hematologic malignancies 380 23