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An unusual Complication of Central Venous Cannulation

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Author(s): Prakash Sharma | Ashvini Kumar

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 14;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: central venous catheter | catheter hub fracture

ABSTRACT
Central venous catheter (CVC) hub fracture is a rare complication of central venous cannulation. We report a case where catheter hub fracture was detected immediately after CVC insertion. Causes of catheter hub fracture and its complications are discussed.
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