Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2008  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 337--339

Malpositioning of Central Venous Catheter : Two Case Reports


Ashutosh Chauhan 
 MS, DNB(General Surgery), India

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Ashutosh Chauhan
Department of Oncosurgery, Army Hospital, Research and Referral, Delhi Cantt , Delhi-10
India

Malpositioning of central venous catheter inserted into subclavian vein is a known and dreaded complication. Malpositioning of catheter tip into contralateral subclavian is an extremely unusual occurrence. The author describes two cases, one of subclavian central venous catheter and another of a peripherally inserted central catheter, in which the catheter malpositioned into contralateral subclavian vein.


How to cite this article:
Chauhan A. Malpositioning of Central Venous Catheter : Two Case Reports.Indian J Anaesth 2008;52:337-339


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Chauhan A. Malpositioning of Central Venous Catheter : Two Case Reports. Indian J Anaesth [serial online] 2008 [cited 2020 Jul 12 ];52:337-339
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