Vascath (chest x-ray)

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

For apheresis.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Right internal jugular vein Vascath with the tip in the distal SVC. No pneumothorax. 

Case Discussion

Vascath is a type of central venous catheter, most often used for haemodialysis but in this case was being used for apheresis. 

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Case information

rID: 29717
Published: 17th Jun 2014
Last edited: 12th Sep 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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