Right atrial thrombi complicating use of central venous catheters in hemodialysis.

@article{Shah2004RightAT,
  title={Right atrial thrombi complicating use of central venous catheters in hemodialysis.},
  author={Alan Shah and Michael Murray and Chike Magnus Nzerue},
  journal={The International journal of artificial organs},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 9},
  pages={772-8}
}
BACKGROUND There has been an increase in the use of central venous catheters for temporary hemodialysis access. In this report, we describe a case series of 12 patients on hemodialysis who developed intracardiac clots associated with the use of central venous catheters, their outcomes and review the literature on this syndrome. METHODS Retrospective, single-center case series of 12 patients with right atrial thrombi associated with central venous catheter use for dialysis vascular access… CONTINUE READING

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