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Subclavian vein injury and massive hemothorax requiring thoracotomy following insertion of tunneled dialysis catheter--a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  21526674     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tunneled dialysis catheters are widely used for hemodialysis. Large caliber dilator is used for insertion of such catheter which can result in serious vascular injury leading to haemothorax. Here we report such an inadvertent central venous injury requiring thoracotomy following blind dilator advancement along with review of literature and recommendation to prevent such complication.
Authors:
Qutaiba A Tawfic; Pradipta Bhakta; Ahmed Khamis Mohammed; Jasvinder Sharma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Middle East journal of anesthesiology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0544-0440     ISO Abbreviation:  Middle East J Anesthesiol     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8604187     Medline TA:  Middle East J Anesthesiol     Country:  Lebanon    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  861-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman.
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