Indwelling catheter retraction because of pendulous breast.

Abstract

Long-term home parenteral nutrition (HPN) is an established treatment for chronic intestinal failure. A reliable and safe vascular access is of fundamental importance to HPN patients. We have typically used a right atrial catheter attached to a subcutaneous port. We present a case of right atrial catheter retraction in a large-breasted woman with short… (More)

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