Pitfall in pediatric dialysis: malposition of a dialysis catheter mimicking azygos continuation syndrome

Demant, A W; Rattunde, H; Abderhalden, S; Von Vigier, R; Wolf, R W (2007). Pitfall in pediatric dialysis: malposition of a dialysis catheter mimicking azygos continuation syndrome. Journal of vascular access, 8(4), pp. 302-4. Milano: Wichtig

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Central venous catheters are established as vascular access in hemodialysis therapy. Vascular catheter misdirection may occur and is a well known problem. We present a rare catheter malposition in a young dialysis patient with consequent dilatation of the azygos vein system, simulating the appearance of an azygos continuation syndrome.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Institute of Diagnostic, Interventional and Paediatric Radiology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Abderhalden, Susanne; von Vigier, Rodo and Wolf, Rainer Walter

ISSN:

1129-7298

ISBN:

18161678

Publisher:

Wichtig

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:54

Last Modified:

07 Feb 2017 16:34

PubMed ID:

18161678

Web of Science ID:

000254382600014

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/23056 (FactScience: 38750)

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