Vertebral vein migration of a long-term central venous access catheter: A cause of brachial plexopathy

Corrine B. Winston, Richard J. Wechsler, Michael Kane

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Abstract

We report a patient whose central venous catheter tip had migrated into the vertebral vein. Infusion of chemotherapy agents for cancer through this catheter resulted in brachial plexopathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)98-100
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

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Brachial Plexus Neuropathies
Central Venous Catheters
Antineoplastic Agents
Veins
Catheters

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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Winston, Corrine B. ; Wechsler, Richard J. ; Kane, Michael. / Vertebral vein migration of a long-term central venous access catheter : A cause of brachial plexopathy. In: Journal of Thoracic Imaging. 1994 ; Vol. 9, No. 2. pp. 98-100.
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Vertebral vein migration of a long-term central venous access catheter : A cause of brachial plexopathy. / Winston, Corrine B.; Wechsler, Richard J.; Kane, Michael.

In: Journal of Thoracic Imaging, Vol. 9, No. 2, 01.01.1994, p. 98-100.

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