Arterial and Venous Catheter Insertion

  • Stephen Webb
  • Gordon Mijovski


Vascular cannulation is one of the most common procedures in any Intensive Care Unit. Indwelling vascular catheters are used for multiple diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.


Internal Jugular Vein Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertion Point Sternocleidomastoid Muscle External Jugular Vein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia & Intensive CarePapworth HospitalCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Clinical Department of Anaesthesiology and Surgical Intensive CareUniversity Medical Centre LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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