An unusual condition during internal jugular vein catheterisation: vertebral artery catheterisation


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KORKMAZ Ö., GÖKSEL S., SÖYLEMEZ B., DURMUŞ K., İSBİR A. C. , BERKAN Ö.

CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA, vol.27, no.4, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5830/cvja-2016-040
  • Journal Name: CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Vertebral artery cannulation is an unusual complication during internal jugular vein cannulation. We report a case of vertebral artery cannulation, which occurred during an attempt to cannulate the right internal jugular vein, and we discuss the management of such a rare complication.