Vascath on chest x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


For apheresis.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

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: 6th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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