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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 192–192 | Cite as

Catheter breaking and embolization after right heart catheterization

  • D. Tagan
  • M. D. Schaller
  • F. Feihl
  • C. H. Perret
Correspondence
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Keywords

Public Health Catheter Emergency Medicine Heart Catheterization Catheter Breaking 
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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Tagan
    • 1
  • M. D. Schaller
    • 1
  • F. Feihl
    • 2
  • C. H. Perret
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Intensive Care UnitUniversity HospitalLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institute of PathophysiologyUniversity HospitalLausaneSwitzerland

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