PICC line

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Patient with known haemopoietic malignancy. For regular medication. PICC line inserted.

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Female
X-ray

Left sided periperally inserted cannular, with tip at SVC/right atrial junction.

Its anatomical passage from left subclavian then brachiocephalic vein is well illustrated.

Case Discussion

Identification of PICC lines, their correction tip position and malposition is an important key skill.

 

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Case information

rID: 33348
Case created: 8th Jan 2015
Last edited: 11th Sep 2015
Systems: Vascular, Cardiac
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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