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A unique case of pulmonary artery catheter bleeding from the oximetry connection port.
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PMID:  25442204     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary artery catheter is an invasive monitor usually placed in high-risk cardiac surgical patients to optimize the cardiac functions. We present this case of blood oozing from the oximetry connection port of the pulmonary artery catheter that resulted in the inability to monitor continuous cardiac output requiring replacement of the catheter. The cause of this abnormal bleeding was later confirmed to be due to a manufacturing defect.
Authors:
Suman Rajagopalan; Raja R Palvadi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-06-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brazilian journal of anesthesiology (Elsevier)     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0104-0014     ISO Abbreviation:  Braz J Anesthesiol     Publication Date:    2014 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101624623     Medline TA:  Braz J Anesthesiol     Country:  Brazil    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  443-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Sociedade Brasileira de Anestesiologia. Published by Elsevier Editora Ltda. All rights reserved.
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