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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 16

Unusual right internal jugular vein catheter malposition into the right axillary vein: A rare case report


Department of Anesthesia, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

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Mohammadreza Safavi
Department of Anesthesia, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan
Iran
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Source of Support: Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2277-9175.96072

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One of disastrous complications of central venous cannulation (CVC) is malposition of central venous catheter. In this case report, we present an adult patient with history of multiple trauma and intracranial hemorrhage in whom the right axillary vein was accidentally cannulated during CVC insertion.


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