Vascular catheter mimicking persistent left superior vena cava

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Abstract

We report the case of a 42-year-old woman with a double vascular catheter mimicking a false persistent left superior vena cava on a chest X-ray. Physicians should be aware of the correct course of these catheters in order to avoid serious clinical consequences.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-186
Number of pages2
JournalThoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon
Volume57
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Vascular catheter
  • Vena cava

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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