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Case 2158

Migration of a central IV catheter into the pulmonary artery

Author(s)
E.Rakhtawane, J. Steiner, N.Bouzegaou, G.Chedid, J.C. Le Van An .
 
Patient
male, 55 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 28.02.2003
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.2158
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 15159
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  • Figure 1
    Chest radiograph

    A radiograph shows the catheter in the trunk and the right pulmonary artery.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest radiograph;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Non-enhanced CT scan
     

    CT scan demonstrates the position of the catheter in the distal branch of the pulmonary artery.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Non-enhanced CT scan;

    CT scan demonstrates the position of the catheter in the distal branch of the pulmonary artery.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Non-enhanced CT scan;
     
     
A radiograph shows the catheter in the trunk and the right pulmonary artery.
 
CT scan demonstrates the position of the catheter in the distal branch of the pulmonary artery.
 
CT scan demonstrates the position of the catheter in the distal branch of the pulmonary artery.
 
 
 
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