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Catheter malposition following supraclavicular approach for subclavian vein catheterisation--case reports.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18942256     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The supraclavicular approach of subclavian vein catheterization is associated with the lowest incidence of malposition. We report two cases of unusual malpositions seen during central venous cathelerization of subclavian vein via supraclavicular approach. Literature search did not reveal such malpositions. The possible cause for the malposition and method to prevent it is discussed.
Authors:
Prem K Singh; Zulfiquar Ali; Girija P Rath; Hemanshu Prabhakar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Middle East journal of anesthesiology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0544-0440     ISO Abbreviation:  Middle East J Anesthesiol     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-23     Completed Date:  2009-01-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604187     Medline TA:  Middle East J Anesthesiol     Country:  Lebanon    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1405-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neuroanaesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Catheterization, Central Venous / methods*
Humans
Male
Medical Errors*
Subclavian Vein / radiography*

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