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Table 2 Intraoperative and postoperative results

From: A prospective evaluation on external jugular vein cut-down approach for TIVAD implantation

Side of implantation (R/L) 75/8
Operative time  
 Right side 18.2 min (range 11–36)
 Left side 19.4 min (range 14–35)
Success rate 83/83 (100 %)
Use of guidewire 14/83 (16.9 %)
Intraoperative complications 0/83 (0 %)
Postoperatve complications 2/80 (2.5 %)
 Wound hematoma 1
 Device malfunction 1