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Cardiac tamponade caused by caval catheter--a radiological demonstration of an unusual complication.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  116569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An adult male developed shock some hours after the start of intravenous alimentation. The caval catheter, which had been inserted through the right subclavian vein, was later radiographically demonstrated to be in the pericardial sac. We reviewed the literature on this and other complications of caval catheters. From this information and our own experience we offer some suggestions for prevention and management of some of the complications of caval catheters.
Authors:
O F James; C R Tredrea
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia and intensive care     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0310-057X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Publication Date:  1979 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-01-28     Completed Date:  1980-01-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342017     Medline TA:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  174-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Tamponade / etiology*,  radiography
Catheterization / adverse effects*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Parenteral Nutrition / instrumentation
Pericardium / radiography
Venae Cavae*

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