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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2008;25(2):175-181.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2008.25.2.175    Published online December 31, 2008.
Hemothorax after Central Venous Catherization Failure through the Subclavian Vein.
Dae Young Kim, Dae Woo Kim, Hee Won Son, Sang Jin Park, Deok Hee Lee
1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Ulsan, Korea.
2Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, College of Medicine, Daegu, Korea. dhlee415@med.yu.ac.kr
Abstract
Central venous catheterization via an internal jugular vein or subclavian vein has become a common procedure in monitoring CVP and managing severely ill patients. However, there have beennumerous reports of complications associated with central venous catheterization. These include vessel injury, pneumothorax, hemothorax, nerve injury, arrhythmias, arteriovenous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and infection at the insertion site. We report a case of hemothorax after subclavian vein catheterization failure, along with successful treatment.
Key Words: Central venous catheterization, Complications, Hemothorax, Subclavian vein
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