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Percutaneous cardiac catheterization via the internal jugular vein in infants and children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3731267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cardiac catheterization was performed via the internal jugular vein in 14 pediatric patients using a percutaneous sheath technique. Patients were 2 months to 16 years old and weighed 3.2-69 kg. We found that a low lateral approach for puncture of the vein was faster and more often successful than the high approach most often utilized in adult patients. No complications occurred in this series of patients. The internal jugular vein is a safe and reliable alternative to the femoral vein for cardiac catheterization if there is obstruction to the inferior vena cava or if it is desirable to leave an indwelling cardiac catheter.
L A Latson; J D Kugler; J P Cheatham; C H Gumbiner; P J Hofschire
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0098-6569     ISO Abbreviation:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-16     Completed Date:  1986-09-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7508512     Medline TA:  Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  198-201     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Heart Catheterization / methods*
Heart Diseases / diagnosis
Jugular Veins*

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