Chylothorax secondary to catheter related thrombosis successfully treated with heparin.


It has been well recognized that intra-thoracic surgery is a major cause of chylothorax in the newborn period; however, catheter-related thrombosis could also be a cause. We report a preterm baby who presented with right chylothorax secondary to venous thrombosis postinadvertent right internal jugular vein catheterization. The complication resolved with… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01936.x


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