Bilateral Pneumothoraces Following Central Venous Cannulation

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F. Pazos; K. Masterson; C. Inan; J. Robert; B. Walder;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: Case Reports in Medicine,volume 2,009 (issn: 1687-9627, eissn: 1687-9635)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2009/745713, pmc: PMC2773426
  • Subject: R | Case Report | Medicine | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases

We report the occurrence of a bilateral pneumothoraces after unilateral central venous catheterization of the right subclavian vein in a 70-year-old patient. The patient had no history of pulmonary or pleural disease and no history of cardiothoracic surgery. Two days ea... View more
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