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Malpositioned Right Subclavian Vein Catheter into Contralateral Subclavian Vein-A Case Report

Author(s): Deepak Sharma | Ritu Goyal

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 10;
Issue: 10;
Start page: 1234;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: Subclavian vein (SCV) | Central Venous Catheter | Infraclavicular approach | Malposition

Malposition of central venous catheter is well known technical complication. A case with unusual placement of right subclavian vein catheter into contralateral subclavian vein, when inserted through infraclavicular approach, is reported.
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