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The perils of femoral vein catheterization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19966710     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
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    
Affiliation:
Anaesthetics Department, University College Hospital London.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / etiology*,  surgery
Catheterization, Peripheral / adverse effects*
Femoral Artery / surgery
Femoral Vein* / surgery
Hemofiltration
Humans
Leg / blood supply*
Treatment Outcome

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