Malpositioning of intravascular catheter is a known complication. We describe a case of a pregnant lady in whom dialysis catheter was inserted through the left internal jugular vein (IJV). It was molpositioned in the left internal mammary vein (IMV) which is very unusual site for a dialysis catheter. It was detected by chest X-Ray and confirmed by venography.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2011|
- Internal mammary vein
- Intravascular catheter