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Persistent left superior vena cava case study – Full Text

"Here, we would like to report a case of central line path in persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC), a rare entity with a course similar to right internal jugular vein (IJV)" Mudaraddi and Greiss (2021).
Extract:

“Central venous cannulation is the most common procedure performed in perioperative settings and intensive care units. Many authors have reported unusual positioning of central line catheters.[1] Here, we would like to report a case of central line path in persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC), a rare entity with a course similar to right internal jugular vein (IJV). Pre-operative computed tomography (CT) chest showed duplex superior vena cava (SVC), which was not reported. A written consent was obtained from patient.”

Reference:

Mudaraddi RR, Greiss HF. A rare case report of unusual path of left internal jugular central line. Indian J Anaesth. 2021 Feb;65(2):176-178. doi: 10.4103/ija.IJA_639_20. Epub 2021 Feb 10. PMID: 33776103; PMCID: PMC7983817.