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Lung Ultrasonography to Detect Pneumothorax after Insertion of Central Venous Line – A pilot study


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Title: Lung Ultrasonography to Detect Pneumothorax after Insertion of Central Venous Line – A pilot study
Authors: Gadell, Per
Issue Date: 31-Oct-2017
Degree: Student essay
Abstract: Abstract Background Central venous catheterization is a common and sometimes lifesaving procedure. Most patients undergoing cytostatic treatment usually receive one, as well as most patients in intensive care. The most common veins cannulated are the subclavian and the internal jugular veins. One of the major mechanical complications is pneumothorax. The risk of pneumothorax is relatively low, at 1.5%. However, a pneumothorax can have serious adverse effects and sometimes lead to death in cert... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/54218
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