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Endovascular coiling of an internal mammary artery pseudoaneurysm following placement of an internal jugular central venous catheter.
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PMID:  20731269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We discuss an interesting case of a right internal mammary artery pseudoaneurysm discovered after an attempted right internal jugular venous catheter placement. Such injury to the internal mammary artery is a rare complication of traumatic injuries to the chest, sternotomies, and central venous catheter placements. It has been reported after subclavian line placements, but not after an internal jugular catheterization.
Joshua Kindelan; Benjamin Crandall; David Whittaker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Military medicine     Volume:  175     ISSN:  0026-4075     ISO Abbreviation:  Mil Med     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-24     Completed Date:  2010-09-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984771R     Medline TA:  Mil Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  619-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  therapy
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
Embolization, Therapeutic
Jugular Veins
Mammary Arteries / injuries*
Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia / complications

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