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Endovascular management of subclavian artery injury due to Hickman line insertion in a patient with coagulopathy.
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PMID:  18988398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vascular injuries after insertion of a Hickman line in neck are not uncommon. We present a case report of a patient of acute myeloid leukaemia with coagulopathy, who underwent right Hickman line insertion by a radiologist. She sustained a life threatening right subclavian artery injury which was managed by deploying endovascular covered stent. We recommend open surgical technique for Hickman line insertion under these circumstances after correction of coagulopathy.
Muhammad Shafique Sajid; Jonathan Tibbhal; George Hamilton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0030-9982     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pak Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-07     Completed Date:  2008-12-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501162     Medline TA:  J Pak Med Assoc     Country:  Pakistan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Vascular Surgery and Radiology, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Hampstead, London NW3 2QG.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Coagulation Disorders / physiopathology*
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures*
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
Cerebral Arterial Diseases / etiology,  pathology,  surgery*
Subclavian Artery / injuries,  surgery*

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