Report highlights treatment of foreign body embolism caused by a tip of an explanted port-a-cath system

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Intravenous literature: Rief, P., Belaj, K., Smaczny, N., Augustin, M., Eller, P., Brodmann, M. and Pilger, E. (2013) Foreign body pulmonary embolism. Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift. 125(11-12), p.337-338.

Abstract:

We report a case of a foreign body embolism caused by a tip of an explanted port-a-cath system. The embolus could be removed with a gooseneck snare catheter, the patient fully recovered.

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