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Diagnosis of a missed central line guidewire using critical care ultrasound

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

Citation Information : 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: 01-10-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


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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