Early open surgery for the accidental insertion of a hemodialysis catheter into the carotid artery: a case report

Insertion of a hemodialysis catheter into the internal jugular vein is a commonly performed procedure for intermittent hemodialysis. However, arterial misplacement of the hemodialysis catheter can occur and lead to serious complications, such as major stroke due to intra-arterial thrombus. Here, we...

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Main Authors: Yosuke Moteki, Koji Yamaguchi, Akitsugu Kawashima, Shinsuke Sato, Yoshikazu Okada
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2014-12-01
Series:Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214751914000383