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VOLUME 12 , ISSUE 4 ( December, 2008 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

A rare malposition of the thoracic venous catheter introduced via the left internal jugular vein

Supradip Ghosh, Himanshu Dewan

Keywords : Catheter malposition, left internal jugular vein catheterization, superior intercostal vein cannulation

Citation Information : Ghosh S, Dewan H. A rare malposition of the thoracic venous catheter introduced via the left internal jugular vein. Indian J Crit Care Med 2008; 12 (4):201-203.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.45083

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A rare malposition of central venous catheter in the left superior intercostal vein is described. The diagnostic features and the possible ways to prevent this complication are discussed.


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