The Forgotten Guide Wire: A Rare Complication of Hemodialysis Catheter Insertion

@inproceedings{Abuhasna2011TheFG,
  title={The Forgotten Guide Wire: A Rare Complication of Hemodialysis Catheter Insertion},
  author={Said D. Abuhasna and Dirar Abdallah and Masood ur Rahman},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical imaging science},
  year={2011}
}
A rare complication of a hemodialysis catheter insertion is the loss of the complete guide wire into the circulation. A complete guide wire in the circulation may not necessarily produce symptoms, and it may remain unnoticed for a significant period of time. We present a rare case where a complete guide wire was lost into the circulation during insertion of a hemodialysis catheter into the right femoral vein in a 19-year-old female with systemic lupus erythromatosis. The patient remained… CONTINUE READING
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