Malpositioned PICC line

Case contributed by Dr Sachintha Hapugoda

Presentation

Post PICC line insertion.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Left-sided PICC line with the tip well within the right atrium.

Case Discussion

A case of malpositioned PICC line with the tip in the right atrium. The treating clinicians were immediately notified in order to mitigate the risk of associated complications.

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Case information

rID: 59658
Published: 19th Apr 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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