CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 484–487 | Cite as

Successful Transumbilical Retrieval of a Broken Umbilical Venous Catheter in a 1-day-old New Born Baby

  • Han-Na Lee
  • Se Hwan KwonEmail author
  • Joo Hyeong Oh
Case Report


We describe successful transumbilical retrieval of a broken umbilical venous catheter in a 37-week gestation, 2530-g female infant on her 1 day of life under fluoroscopic guidance.


Umbilical vein catheter Transvenous retrieval Central venous cannulation Intravascular foreign bodies Goose neck snare 


Conflict of interest

Han-Na Lee, Se Hwan Kwon, and Joo Hyeong Oh have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyKyung Hee University Medical CenterSeoulRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, College of MedicineKyung Hee UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea

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