Missed guide wire in inferior vena cava after central venous cannulation

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We report an interesting clinical report of missed guide wire during central venous cannulation in the right internal jugular vein (IJV)” Tomar et al (2017).

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“We report an interesting clinical report of missed guide wire during central venous cannulation in the right internal jugular vein (IJV). A 79-year-old female patient, known case of chronic obstructed pulmonary disease on irregular treatment presented in Emergency Department with shortness of breath, giddiness, and history of acute gastroenteritis since last 2 days. On examination, she was dehydrated, dyspneic, and hypotensive.” Tomar et al (2017).

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Tomar, G.S., Charan, S., Mishra, N. and Kumar, S. (2017) Missed Guide Wire in Inferior Vena Cava after Central Venous Cannulation. Anesthesia, Essays and Researches. 11(1), p.271-272.

doi: 10.4103/0259-1162.177185.

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