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Subclavian vein stenosis: complication of subclavian vein catheterization for hemodialysis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1777904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Subclavian vein catheterization is a relatively safe procedure. Few long-term complications have been reported. We recently diagnosed subclavian vein stenosis in a 14-year-old peritoneal dialysis patient. The stenosis occurred 2 years after the use of a subclavian vein catheter for temporary hemodialysis. Stenosis became clinically apparent by progressive painless swelling of the right arm and was documented by venography.
S J Lee; R Neiberger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child nephrology and urology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1012-6694     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Nephrol Urol     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-06     Completed Date:  1992-03-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8910177     Medline TA:  Child Nephrol Urol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  212-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, N.Y.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
Constriction, Pathologic / etiology
Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy
Peritoneal Dialysis / methods
Renal Dialysis*
Subclavian Vein / pathology*
Time Factors

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