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Left mediastinal central line malposition--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10225474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Central venous line malpositioning in the left mediastinum is a rare event. A case of left superior intercostal vein central venous line placement is reported. Chest radiographs, especially lateral views and contrast studies, are useful for position evaluation. Catheter removal is prudent although the purpose of the catheter and the symptomatology can dictate further management of the malpositioned catheter.
Authors:
T L Moskal; C E Ray
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1999 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-13     Completed Date:  1999-05-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Azygos Vein / radiography
Breast Neoplasms / radiography,  therapy
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
Contrast Media
Female
Humans
Jugular Veins
Mediastinum* / radiography
Vena Cava, Superior / radiography
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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