Pseudoaneurysm of the subclavian-vertebral artery junction: Case report and review of the literature Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aneurysm, False
  • Catheterization, Central Venous

abstract

  • Pseudoaneurysm of the subclavian-vertebral artery junction (SVJ) is a rare complication of internal jugular vein catheter placement. Because of its retroclavicular location, arterial injury at the SVJ poses a significant therapeutic challenge. A case report and review of the literature are presented.

publication date

  • November 2002

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12476236

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 461

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 36

number

  • 6