Unexpected malposition of a central venous catheter

Ahn S, Lee JH, Park C, Hong Y-w, Chun D-H. Malposition of central venous catheter in the jugular venous arch via external jugular vein -a case report. Korean Journal of Anesthesiology. 2015;68(2):175-178.

The central venous cannulation is commonly performed in the operating rooms and intensive care units for various purposes. Although the central venous catheter (CVC) is used in many ways, the malpositioning of the CVC is often associated with serious complications. We report a case of an unexpected malposition of a CVC in the jugular venous arch via external jugular vein.

published on IV Team 8 Apr 2015

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