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VOLUME 20 , ISSUE 11 ( 2016 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Diagnosis of a missed central line guidewire using critical care ultrasound

Ali Al Bshabshe

Keywords : critical care, missed guidewire, ultrasound,Central line

Citation Information : Al Bshabshe A. Diagnosis of a missed central line guidewire using critical care ultrasound. Indian J Crit Care Med 2016; 20 (11):677-679.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.194015

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-11-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Central venous catheterization, though an imperative tool in the management of critically ill patient, is associated with a variety of complications and some of which can be life-threatening. Here, we report an index case in the field of critical care of detecting a missed guidewire primarily using a bedside critical care ultrasound.


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