TITLE

An unexpected finding during tunneled dialysis catheter exchange

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, C.; Haddad, N.; Agarwal, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Kidney International;Apr2007, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on an unusual finding in a tunneled dialysis catheter exchange. During a tunneled dialysis exchange to a 26-year-old woman with end stage renal disease, a persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) with mild degree stenosis was observed when the guidewire traversed and abnormal course in the left hemithorax. The anomaly is due to the failure of obliteration of the left anterior cardinal vein.
ACCESSION #
24486812

 

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