Umbilical vein catheter in left portal vein

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Check line position after UVC insertion.

Patient Data

Age: 2 days
Gender: Male

At the inferior liver edge, the UVC makes a 90 degree bend to the right and then a 180 degree bend to the left. The tip of the line is in the left portal vein.

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Case information

rID: 24122
Published: 29th Jul 2013
Last edited: 15th Aug 2018
Tag: uvc, crop
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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