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Removal of central venous catheter fragment embolus in a young male.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18603931     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 22 years male admitted with severe pancreatitis with central venous catheter implanted for central venous pressure monitoring and for providing total parental nutrition developed catheter fragment embolus due to accidental fracture of the same while manipulating it. Non surgical retrieval of the same was done by radiological intervention without any complication.
P B Thapa; R Shrestha; D R Singh; S K Sharma
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kathmandu University medical journal (KUMJ)     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1812-2078     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-08     Completed Date:  2008-12-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101215359     Medline TA:  Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ)     Country:  Nepal    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  340-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Kathmandu Medical College, Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure Determination
Catheterization, Central Venous / instrumentation*
Catheters, Indwelling / adverse effects*
Central Venous Pressure
Device Removal / methods*
Embolism* / etiology,  therapy
Equipment Failure
Fluoroscopy / methods*
Foreign-Body Migration* / etiology,  therapy
Heart Atria
Heart Catheterization / methods
Monitoring, Physiologic / instrumentation
Pancreatitis / diagnosis,  therapy
Parenteral Nutrition, Total / instrumentation
Radiology, Interventional / methods*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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