Repositioning misplaced central venous catheters
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Central venous catheters inserted through the subclavian or basilic veins may be misplaced in the internal jugular vein. A simple technique employing a deflector guide wire allows catheter reposition in a very short time without the need for catheter withdrawal. In this manner, radiation exposure, the risk of catheter contamination, and patient discomfort are lessened.
Key wordsCentral venous catheter Catheters Catheterization
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