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Missed guide wire in inferior vena cava after central venous cannulation

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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