Fractured PICC

Case contributed by Craig Hacking


Post anesthetic CXR after minor post op desaturation.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Fractured left PICC. Left axillary clips. Sternal wires and mediastinal clips.

Case Discussion

Fractured left PICC, with the distal fractured fragment lodged in the left brachiocephalic vein. The patient underwent successful endovascular retrieval by interventional radiology.

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