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Med-Science. 2016; 5(Supplement 1): 29-34

Malposition of Subclavian Vein Catheter: A case report and review of literature

Omer Karaca, Ali Ahiskalioglu, Elif Oral Ahiskalioglu, Ilker Ince, Mehmet Aksoy.


The insertion of central venous catheter (CVC) is used for different purposes among the patients. Seldinger method is the most common percutaneous access method for CVC insertion. During this procedure, direction of the catheter to an unwanted vein is a rare, but a serious complication. In order to reduce complications, it is essential that the staff applying the central venous catheterization should be experienced; use the accurate technique and the location of the catheter be displayed by using radiological method after the procedure. We aimed to discuss the malposition of the CVC in two cases in the light of the information in the literature.

Key words: Complication, central venous cannulation, malposition

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