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

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Author(s): Ghosh Supradip | Dewan Himanshu | Bhattacharyya Sandip

Journal: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN 0972-5229

Volume: 12;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 201;
Date: 2008;
Original page

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

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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