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Pseudoaneurysm formation after umbilical arterial catheterization: an uncommon but potentially life-threatening complication.
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PMID:  22289704     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Relatively straightforward placement of an umbilical arterial catheter can be complicated by psuedoaneurysm formation in the presence of a coagulopathy. We describe a case of a neonate, where bedside ultrasound had a key role in the timely diagnosis of this complication and prevented a potentially fatal outcome. Pertinent imaging findings are described with a brief literature review.
M J So; D Kobayashi; E Anthony; J Singh
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1476-5543     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.
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