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Incidental discovery of a partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection in the surgical critical care unit.
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PMID:  25439398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Routine chest roentgenogram to confirm catheter placement in a postsurgical patient showed a left-sided internal jugular central venous catheter that did not appear to cross the midline. Arterial blood gas samples showed greater oxygenation from the central catheter as compared with the peripheral arterial sample. However, a transduced waveform showed a venous tracing and pressure. Computed tomographic scan of the thorax without intravenous contrast showed a partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection with drainage of the left upper lobe pulmonary vein into the innominate vein.
Authors:
Ashish K Khanna; Ankit Maheshwari; Marc J Popovich; Piyush Mathur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical anesthesia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-4529     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Anesth     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-3    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812166     Medline TA:  J Clin Anesth     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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