Safety and efficacy of ultrasound assistance during internal jugular vein cannulation in neurosurgical infants

M. Lamperti, D. Caldiroli, P. Cortellazzi, D. Vailati, A. Pedicelli, F. Tosi, M. Piastra, D. Pietrini

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Abstract

Objective: Ultrasound guidance (USG) for internal jugular cannulation is the best solution in difficult settings where paediatric patients are involved. This is an outcome study on efficacy and complications of the USG for the internal jugular vein (IJV) cannulation in neurosurgical infants as well as an ultrasound study of anatomical findings of the IJVs in infants. Design and settings: A prospective study conducted in two Academic Neurosurgical hospitals. Participants: In 191 babies (body weight 2 = 0.43 and the model cannot be used to predict the exact size of the vein. In 62/135 babies weighting

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2100-2105
Number of pages6
JournalIntensive Care Medicine
Volume34
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular monitoring
  • Pediatrics
  • Peri-operative care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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