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, cilt.27, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5830/cvja-2016-040
  • Dergi Adı: CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF AFRICA

Özet

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.