Post-procedural chest radiograph was done, but the misplacement of the CVC tip was not detected initially” Li Cavoli et al (2016).
“A 48-year-old man for 2 years on long- term HD was admitted to the hospital for thrombosis of arterovenous fistula. A tunnelled double-lumen CVC to achieve emergency vascular access for HD was inserted through the right internal jugular vein without imaging guidance.
The procedure was performed without any significant problem. Post-procedural chest radiograph was done, but the misplacement of the CVC tip was not detected initially. After 17 months, the patient was admitted to our hospital for pneumonia. We detected the malposition of the CVC…” Li Cavoli et al (2016).
Li Cavoli, G., Schillaci, O., Servillo, F., Zagarrigo, C., Li Cavoli, T.V., Palmeri, M. and Rotolo, U. (2016) Malposition of the Central Venous Catheter in the Hemiazygos Vein. Blood Purification. 42(2), p.168-169.
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