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central

(Essential), adjective basal, basic, capital, cardinal, chief, crucial, dominant, elemental, first, foremost, foundational, fundamental, highly important, indispensable, intrinsic, intrinsical, key, main, major, necessary, pivotal, primal, primary, principal, requisite, ruling, significant, supreme, underlying, vital

central

(Situated near center), adjective center, centric, centrical, equidistant, focal, halfway, inmost, inner, medial, median, mesial, middle, middlemost, midmost
Associated concepts: central board of appeals, central filing, centralization center of gravity doctrine
See also: basic, cardinal, federal, fundamental, important, indispensable, integral, intermediate, leading, master, material, outstanding, primary

CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

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When compared with adults, percutaneous central venous catheterization is technically more difficult and risky in children (4,5).
McGee DC, Gould MK Preventing complications of central venous catheterization.
2 [mean [+ or -] SD(range)] (1-62) Smoking 54 (34) Alcoholism 29 (18) Known hypercoagulable state 0 Malignancy 11 (7) Hematological disorder 4 (2) Surgery 5 (3) Trauma 9 (6) Immobilization 158 (100) Intake of OCPs 1 Past history of DVT 0 Varicose veins 1 Central venous catheterization 10 (6) Mechanical ventilation 43 (27) Risk factor Patients with DVT (n = 5) Age, yr [mean [+ or -] SD (range)] Male sex 2 (40) Duration of hospital stay, days 33.
As it is well known, in all hospitals over the country, similar techniques are used in patients, who need central venous catheterization, but only some of them have interventional radiology facility.
Central venous catheterization is so commonplace in American hospitals that inherent risks may sometimes be overlooked.
is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a two-part Phase I human clinical trial of MBI 226, its lead Bactolysin drug candidate for preventing bloodstream infections in patients undergoing central venous catheterization.

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