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Peripherally inserted central catheter using the saphenous vein: importance of two-view radiographs to determine the tip location.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16193078     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases are described in which a peripherally inserted central catheter tip in the saphenous vein appeared to be in the inferior vena cava by an anteroposterior abdominal radiograph, but a lateral view revealed the catheter tip to be outside the inferior vena cava. The actual location of the catheter tip placement may be misleading with a single radiograph. Two-view radiographs should be considered to assure the proper catheter tip placement.
Authors:
Alison Kirse Coit; Michael D Kamitsuka;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0743-8346     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-29     Completed Date:  2006-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  674-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98122, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Catheterization, Central Venous*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Saphenous Vein
Vena Cava, Inferior / radiography*

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