Pericardiocentesis ending in the superior vena cava.

  title={Pericardiocentesis ending in the superior vena cava.},
  author={Salim Dabbah and Doron Fischer and Walter Markiewicz},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  volume={64 4},
Pericardiocentesis is associated with a wide range of complications. We describe a pericardiocentesis attempt ending in the superior vena cava through the route of liver parenchyma, hepatic vein, inferior vena cava, and right atrium.