From the case: Malpositioned PICC

Annotated image
PICC
Systems: Vascular
Section: Approach
Modality: Annotated image (PICC)

- “ Image-guidance greatly reduces the rate of malpositioned PICCs. The correct position of the tip is in the superior vena cava or at the cavo-atrial...”

Used in the following article:

  • Chest x-ray: PICC position (summary) - “ Chest x-ray PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) position should be assessed following initial placement and on subsequent radiographs. ...”

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