Cerebral herniation associated with central venous catheter insertion: risk assessment.

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PURPOSE Central venous catheters (CVCs) are often necessary to treat acute brain-injured patients. Four cases of cerebral herniation immediately following central venous catheterization were the impetus for an investigation of clinical and radiologic parameters associated with this complication. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a case series of 4 consecutive… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2012.09.013

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@article{Ziai2013CerebralHA, title={Cerebral herniation associated with central venous catheter insertion: risk assessment.}, author={Wendy C. Ziai and Satish Chandolu and Romergryko G. Geocadin}, journal={Journal of critical care}, year={2013}, volume={28 2}, pages={189-95} }