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>Journals >Gaceta Médica de México >Year 2015, Issue 4

Morales-Victorino N, Damas SF, Kuri-Ayache M, López-Aguilar C
pinch off syndrome. Case report and review of the literature
Gac Med Mex 2015; 151 (4)

Language: Español
References: 12
Page: 529-532
PDF: 232.06 Kb.

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Central venous catheterization is a common procedure in the emergency and intensive-care units. Rupture of the central catheter has been described as a rare complication in patients with permanent subclavian catheters. We report the case of a patient with rupture and central catheter and embolization secondary to intermittent mechanical compression by the subclavian and the first rib ( pinch off syndrome) and its resolution through a percutaneous device.

Key words: Intravenous access device, Catheter embolization, pinch off, Snare catheter.


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