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Table 4 Patients with impaired neutrophil/platelet count who underwent ultrasound guided internal jugular vein catheterization

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

Patients with neutropenia 254 of 1660 Patients with low platelet count 116 of 1660
N. Patients % of patients N. neutrophil/mm3 N. Patients % of patients N. Platelet/mm3
254 15.3% <1,500 116 6.99 <50
132 7.95 <500 70 4.22 <20
88 5.3 <100 38 2.29 <10