Risk factors of failure and immediate complication of subclavian vein catheterization in critically ill patients

@article{Lefrant2002RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of failure and immediate complication of subclavian vein catheterization in critically ill patients},
  author={J.-Y. Lefrant and Laurent Muller and J. Emmanuel de La Coussaye and Michel Prudhomme and Jacques Ripart and Christian Gouzes and Pascale A Fabbro Peray and Gilbert Saissi and J Eledjam},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={1036-1041}
}
Objective. To identify the risk factors of failure and immediate complication of subclavian vein catheterization (SVC). Design. Prospective observational study. Setting. Surgical critical care unit of a tertiary university hospital. Patients. Critically ill patients requiring a first SVC. Intervention. Subclavian vein catheterization was attempted in 707 patients without histories of surgery or radiotherapy in the subclavian area. Failed catheterizations, arterial punctures, pneumothoraces and… CONTINUE READING
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