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We report the case of a 71-year-old man receiving anticoagulant treatment because of a mechanical aortic valve. Because of an unsuccessful weaning after abdominal surgery, a translaryngeal tracheostomy was realised without incident. The patient died few days later after a hypoxic cardiac arrest due to a severe haemorrhage after the first recannulation. This(More)
Later vascular injury after central venous catheterization is not common. In literature, there are only cases reporting jugular or subclavian vein catheterization territories with a higher significative risk if the catheter is larger and in left position. We report a case of inferior vena cave perforation, nine days following femoral vein catherization for(More)
OBJECTIVES To determinate the origin of acquired S. aureus among hospitalised patients and to evaluate the transmission of strains between health care workers and hopistalised patients. METHODS The method chosen is a prospective study in risky clinical yards. Nasal swabing of patients and health care workers has been done to isolate bacterial samples.(More)