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Table 3 Patient questionnaire to assess changes in TIVAD implantation (taken from: Faigo JL. Quality of life and Patients Satisfaction. In: Di Carlo I, Biffi R. Totally implantable venous access devices: management in mid and long-term clinical settings. Springer Eds, 2012; 37: 265–268. DOI: 10.1007/978-88-470-2373-4. ISBN: 978-88-470-2372-7)

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

Table query Yes (%) No (%)
Were you well informed about the surgical procedure? 79 (95.1 %) 4 (4.9 %)
Did you feel supported during the operation? 76 (91.5 %) 9 (8.5 %)
Was the procedure painful? 11 (13.2 %) 72 (86.8 %)
Did the procedure take too long? 10 (12.0 %) 73 (88.0 %)
Were you provided with adequate information about the catheter? 80 (96.4 %) 3 (3.6 %)
Would you repeat the procedure under local anesthesia? 75 (90.4 %) 8 (9.6 %)
Would you repeat the procedure in a day hospital setting? 81 (97.5 %) 2 (2.5 %)
Would you counsel a friend or relative to undergo such a procedure under the same conditions? 76 (91.5 %) 9 (8.5 %)
Were your preoperative fears and expectations realized? 15 (18.1 %) 68 (81.9 %)
Did the TIVAD affect your daily living? 6 (7.2 %) 77 (92.8 %)
Did the TIVAD facilitate the treatment? 81 (97.5 %) 2 (2.5 %)