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Successful diagnosis and treatment of cardiac perforation due to subclavian catheter during total parenteral nutrition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6808177     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of atrial perforation by a subclavian vein catheter, which was inserted for total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is reported. Acute thoracic symptoms developed 3 days after the infusion was started. The diagnosis was correctly made by demonstrating contrast medium within the pericardial sac. The catheter was withdrawn and the patient recovered satisfactorily. The clinical picture and the differential diagnosis of this complication are discussed.
Authors:
E Jaurrieta-Más; A Rafecas; R Pallarés; A Sitges-Serra; A Sitges-Creus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0148-6071     ISO Abbreviation:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Publication Date:    1982 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-17     Completed Date:  1982-09-17     Revised Date:  2007-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7804134     Medline TA:  JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cardiac Tamponade / diagnosis,  etiology*
Catheterization / adverse effects*
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Atria / injuries
Heart Injuries / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Humans
Male
Pancreatic Diseases / therapy
Parenteral Nutrition*
Parenteral Nutrition, Total*
Subclavian Vein

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