Ultrasound guided subclavian vein catheterization



Compared with the landmark technique, dynamic 2-dimensional (2D) (real-time) ultrasonographic guidance increases the success rate and reduces adverse events in subclavian vein catheterisation.


Kim, J.L. and Koyfman, A. (2015) Does Ultrasonographic Guidance Reduce Failure Rates and Adverse Events for Subclavian Vein Catheterization Compared With the Landmark Technique? Annals of Emergency Medicine. July 23rd. [epub ahead of print].

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