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Inadvertent subclavian artery puncture in an intravenous drug abuser.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8894869     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Arterial complications from inadvertent arterial puncture in intravenous drug abusers are well recognised. Most reports describe injury to the femoral artery with occasional reports of brachial and radial artery injury. A case of subclavian artery injury is described in this paper, and the pathophysiology and treatment of intraarterial drug injection discussed.
Authors:
G W McNaughton; I J Swann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of accident & emergency medicine     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1351-0622     ISO Abbreviation:  J Accid Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-02-04     Completed Date:  1997-02-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433751     Medline TA:  J Accid Emerg Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  358-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Scotland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Emergency Service, Hospital
Humans
Male
Subclavian Artery / injuries*
Substance Abuse, Intravenous / complications*
Wounds, Penetrating / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
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