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Hand gangrene following unsuccessful cannulation of the internal jugular vein: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19756870     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hand gangrene following vascular cannula placement is uncommon and is usually the result of thrombotic occlusion of an artery. We describe a case of hand gangrene resulting in wrist disarticulation, following multiple unsuccessful attempts at internal jugular vein cannulation in a critically ill patient.
Authors:
Paul S Roettges; Peter M Murray; David Hill
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1558-9455     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand (N Y)     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-11     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2012-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101264149     Medline TA:  Hand (N Y)     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  206-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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