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The perils of femoral vein catheterization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19966710     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Femoral vein catheterization can be undertaken easily and quickly by inexperienced physicians. However, accurate vein puncture is critical to reducing complications that include pseudoaneurysm and arteriovenous fistulae formation.
Navkiran Kaur; David A Walker
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005)     Volume:  70     ISSN:  1750-8460     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  2010-03-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101257109     Medline TA:  Br J Hosp Med (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  598-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Anaesthetics Department, University College Hospital London.
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology*,  surgery
Catheterization, Peripheral / adverse effects*
Femoral Artery / surgery
Femoral Vein* / surgery
Leg / blood supply*
Treatment Outcome

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