Right atrial thrombus formation screening using two-dimensional echocardiograms in neonates with central venous catheters.


Two-dimensional echocardiograms were used to prospectively screen 49 patients with 56 central venous catheters for right atrial thromboses from October 1985 to May 1986. All but four patients received a two-dimensional echocardiogram prior to insertion of the catheter. Once the catheters were in place, two-dimensional echocardiograms were performed no later… (More)


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