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Table 4 Ultrasound findings of catheter tip position and migration rate over time. Data are shown as number (%)

From: Real-time ultrasound for tip location of umbilical venous catheter in neonates: a pre/post intervention study

  US on Day 0
(N = 22)
US on Day 1 (N = 22) US on Day 3
(N = 19)
US on Day 5
(N = 17)
US on Day 7
(N = 11)
Good position 18 (81.8) 17 (77.3) 13 (68.4) 16 (94.1) 11 (100)
Malposition 4 (18.2) 5 (22.7) 6 (31.6) 1 (5.9)
Right atrium 3 (13.6) 4 (18.2) 4 (21.1) 1 (5.9)
Left atrium 1 (4.6)
Hepatic vessels 1 (4.5) 2 (10.5)a
Migration Rate 4 (18.2) 5 (22.7) 4 (21.1) 1 (5.9) 0
  1. aDislodgment