A temporary double lumen catheter was placed in the right subclavian vein
for temporary dialysis for one month.
However, with proper technique, most portions of upper extremity vasculature, including the subclavian vein
can be visualized based on three key components of the ultrasound exam--gray scale imaging, Doppler wave form analysis, and color Doppler imaging.
stenosis and thrombosis: A potential serious complication in chronic hemodialysis patients.
Descriptions of USG cannulation of BCV may be confused with USG infraclavicular and supraclavicular cannulation techniques of the subclavian vein
around the mid-portion of the clavicle (12-15).
Triplex color doppler study revealed complete thrombosis of right internal jugular vein, right proximal brachiocephalic vein with partial thrombosis in right subclavian vein
All patients received TIVAD via subclavian vein
implantation for administration of chemotherapy.
Of those 41 stab wounds, 17 were caused as he tried to defend himself while three of them proved to be fatal, two in the lungs and one in the left subclavian vein
," she said.
A CT scan of the neck and chest showed that the catheter extended through the neck into the right subclavian vein
and continued through the right heart to the pulmonary vasculature (Figure 2).
Titles such as, 'remember the classic triad for a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm', 'never think you know where the bladder is--it can look a lot like a colon', and my personal favourite, 'avoid the subclavian vein
for central access of any type in a dialysis patient or possible dialysis patient', gives an idea of the diversity and range of appeal this publication provides.
Left cervical nodes are near the entry of thoracic duct into the left subclavian vein
which drains to the left jugular trunk.
2) It is hypothesized that repetitive overhead activity causes an intermittent and positional compression on the subclavian vein
resulting in recurrent endothelial microtrauma and consecutive activation of the coagulation cascade.
In this article we represent a case and treatment of a metallic object penetrating to the right subclavian vein
after trauma and migrating to heart.
On the follow-up, edema in the left upper extremity, where the arterio-venous fistula was located, and collaterals on the thoracic wall were observed; CT angiography of the left upper extremity revealed thrombosis on the connection point of the left subclavian vein
and the brachycephalic vein (Fig.
The investigators reported one serious adverse event in the oral contraceptive group (one case with an unspecified liver problem) and three adverse events in the AG200-15 group (one case with a blood clot in the left subclavian vein
, one case of uncontrollable nausea and vomiting, and one case of drug overdose with Benadryl) to be possibly or probably related to the study drug.
Hurley W, Comins SA, Green RM; Canizzaro J; Atraumatic Subclavian Vein
Thrombosis in a Collegiate Baseball Player: A Case Report; J Athletic Train 2006;41(2):198-200.