“We report a case in which subclavian artery was accidently catheterized during attempted internal jugular venous cannulation” Paliwal et al (2015).
Paliwal, B., Kamal, M., Purohit, A., Rana, K. and Chouhan, D.S. (2015) Accidental subclavian artery catheterization during attempted internal jugular central venous catheter placement: a case report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 9(1), p.UD03-5.
Central venous catheter placement has been routinely employed for anesthetic and intensive care management. Despite proper technique used and expertise complications do occur; some of which are related to catheter misplacements. We report a case in which subclavian artery was accidently catheterized during attempted internal jugular venous cannulation.
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