A Rare Central Venous Catheter Malposition: A Case Report

  title={A Rare Central Venous Catheter Malposition: A Case Report},
  author={Ali Asghar Moeinipour and Ahmad Amouzeshi and Marjan Joudi and Mehdi Fathi and Saeed Jahanbakhsh and Saeed Hafez and Azra Izanloo and Mahmood Khorsand},
  booktitle={Anesthesiology and pain medicine},
INTRODUCTION Central venous catheter placement is a routine procedure for the management of critically ill patients; however, it is important to ensure its proper placement. A central venous catheter malposition may cause various complications, some of which can be fatal. CASE PRESENTATION We report an unexpected malposition of a catheter in the left internal jugular vein, where it entered into the left internal mammary vein. CONCLUSIONS We think one of the influential factors for leading a… CONTINUE READING