Using ultrasound to prevent a broken catheter from migrating to the heart
A peripheral IV catheter was removed in a 90 year old patient and only half of the catheter was retrieved. By using ultrasound examination the remaining part of the IV catheter was identified, and retrieved surgically, before it could migrate towards the heart” Schraverus et al (2017). Abstract: Peripheral intravenous (IV) catheters can break offRead More