Central Line: Kink in a Central Line in the Right Subclavian Central Line: Kink in a Central Line in the Right Subclavian

Findings: This patient has a right subclavian central line with the tip at the SVC-right atrial junction. Kinking of a...

Central Line: Misplaced Central lin in the Right Vertebral Artery Central Line: Misplaced Central lin in the Right Vertebral Artery

Findings: An appropriately placed right subclavian line tip should be in the SVC pointing caudad. The right subclavian line...

Central Line: Misplaced Central Line in the Contralateral Brachiocephalic Vein Central Line: Misplaced Central Line in the Contralateral Brachiocephalic Vein

Findings: A left subclavian central line should be positioned with the tip in the SVC pointing caudad. This left subclavian...

Central Venous Line (CVL): Appropriate Placement of a Subclavian CVL Central Venous Line (CVL): Appropriate Placement of a Subclavian CVL

Findings: This patient shows the appropriate placement of a CVL using left subclavian vein access.

Central Venous Line (CVL): Appropriate Placement of an Internal Jugular CVL Central Venous Line (CVL): Appropriate Placement of an Internal Jugular CVL

Findings: This patient shows the appropriate placement of a CVL using left internal jugular vein access.

Central Venous Line (CVL): Fractured CVL and Retrieval on Plain Film Central Venous Line (CVL): Fractured CVL and Retrieval on Plain Film

Findings: Presentation CXR: This patient demonstrates a fractured line fragment in the heart. Retrieval CXR: The fracture...

Feeding Tube: Misplaced Feeding Tube Coiled in the Pharynx Feeding Tube: Misplaced Feeding Tube Coiled in the Pharynx

Findings: A feeding tube should traverse the esophogus with the tip in the gastrum antrum or duodenum. The feeding tube is...

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): Appropriate Placement of a PICC Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): Appropriate Placement of a PICC

Findings: This patient shows the appropriate placement of a PICC using right subclavian access.

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): Misplaced PICC in the Right Axilla Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): Misplaced PICC in the Right Axilla

Findings: The tip should be in the superior vena cava pointing caudad. The PICC tip is too proximal in the axillary vein. ...

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): Misplaced PICC with Tip in Right Internal Jugular Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC): Misplaced PICC with Tip in Right Internal Jugular

Findings: This patient demonstrates a misplaced PICC with the tip pointing cephalad in the right internal jugular vein...

 
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