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Carotid-jugular arteriovenous fistula: case report of an iatrogenic complication following internal jugular vein catheterization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15110376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Central venous catheterization is frequently performed for perioperative management and long-term intravenous access. Although the complications of central venous catheter insertion have been widely reported, there are few reports of carotid-jugular arteriovenous fistula formation. We describe a case of a carotid-jugular arteriovenous fistula following the insertion of a double-lumen catheter for hemodialysis access. We provide recommendations for the prevention and early detection of this iatrogenic complication.
Authors:
Kurt P Droll; Alan G Lossing
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical anesthesia     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0952-8180     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Anesth     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-27     Completed Date:  2004-08-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812166     Medline TA:  J Clin Anesth     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  127-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saint Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arteriovenous Fistula / etiology*
Carotid Artery Injuries / etiology
Carotid Artery, Common*
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
Humans
Jugular Veins* / injuries
Male
Middle Aged
Renal Dialysis

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