Swan-Ganz sheath and pacing wires

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard



Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male

The Swan-Ganz catheter sheath remains in situ. Sternotomy wires and prosthetic mitral valve are again noted. Temporary pacing wires noted.

There is persisting bilateral consolidation that is largely unchanged in appearance when compared to the chest x-ray performed earlier today. There is a tiny right apical pneumothorax. No large pleural effusions.

Case Discussion

Just a typical appearance of a post-CAGS CXR with some lines remaining. 

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Case information

rID: 29362
Case created: 19th May 2014
Last edited: 28th Oct 2015
Systems: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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