Loss of the guide wire: mishap or blunder?

  title={Loss of the guide wire: mishap or blunder?},
  author={Wolfram Schummer and Claudia Schummer and Elke Gaser and Rudolf Bartunek},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  volume={88 1},
We describe four cases of lost guide wires during central venous catheterization. Although percutaneous catheterization of central veins is a routine technique, it is a procedure requiring advanced operating skills, expert supervision, and attention to detail in order to prevent adverse effects. 


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