TCVC

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TCVCThompson Clive Venture Capital (UK and US offices)
TCVCTunneled Central Venous Catheter (nephrology)
TCVCTwin Cities Vipassana Collective (Minneapolis, MN)
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Additional signs with tunneled central venous catheters and peripherally inserted central catheters include cough, pleural effusions, chest pain, and dyspnea.
There are differences of opinion with respect to the type of dressing that should be used in order to avoid infection in permanent, tunneled central venous catheters. Available evidence supports the use of a gauze and povidone-iodine ointment or gauze and polysporin triple ointment dressing, especially in patients with Staphylococcus aureus carriage (Jindal et al., 1999; Lok et al., 2003; National Kidney Foundation, 2001).
The company's oncology product lines include implantable ports, some of which feature its proprietary VTX(TM) technology; tunneled central venous catheters; and stem-cell transplant catheters used primarily in cancer treatment protocols.