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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN: 0972-5229
EISSN: 1998-359x
Vol. 12, No. 4, 2008, pp. 201-203
Bioline Code: cm08040
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2008, pp. 201-203

 en A rare malposition of the thoracic venous catheter introduced via the left internal jugular vein
Ghosh, Supradip; Dewan, Himanshu & Bhattacharyya, Sandip

Abstract

A rare malposition of central venous catheter in the left superior intercostal vein is described. The diagnostic features and the possible ways to prevent this complication are discussed.

Keywords
Catheter malposition, left internal jugular vein catheterization, superior intercostal vein cannulation

 
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