Septic pulmonary embolism complicating a central venous catheter Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Catheterization, Central Venous
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Sepsis
  • Staphylococcal Infections

abstract

  • Bacteremia is a recognized complication in patients with indwelling central venous catheters. More recently pulmonary embolism in such patients has also been described. Despite abundant clinical experience with these devices, to our knowledge, septic pulmonary embolism has not been reported in adult patients. This case illustrates such a complication.

publication date

  • December 1990

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 2245701

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1526

volume

  • 98

number

  • 6