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.

Chest Tube: Appropriate Placement of a Chest Tube Chest Tube: Appropriate Placement of a Chest Tube

Findings: The pneumothorax is no longer evident i.e. the chest tube successfully treated the pneumothorax. The tip is in the...

Double Lead Pacemaker: Appropriate Placement of a Double Lead Pacemaker Double Lead Pacemaker: Appropriate Placement of a Double Lead Pacemaker

Findings: One lead inserts in the right atrium and the other in the right ventricle near the apex. The pacer wires traverse...

Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP): Appropriate Placement of an IABP Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP): Appropriate Placement of an IABP

Findings: The IABP proximal tip should be just below the superior aortic knob contour. If the tip is too high, it may...

Chest: Empyema on Plain Film Chest: Empyema on Plain Film

Findings: Presentation CXR: Right posterior pleural-based opacity. Post-drainage CXR: Marked decrease in fluid collection...

Deep Brain Stimulator: Appropriate Placent on Plain Film and CT Scan Deep Brain Stimulator: Appropriate Placent on Plain Film and CT Scan

Findings: CXR: The two subcutaneous generators are seen. Lateral Skull: The three intracerebral electrodes are seen entering...

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Clip on CXR Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Clip on CXR

Findings: The CXR demonstrates the subtle PDA clip.   Discussion: A patent ductus arteriosus is a congenital...

Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Stent on CXR Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Stent on CXR

Findings: The CXRs demonstrate a patent ductus arteriosus stent with mediastinal surgical clips. There is right-sided...

Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Catheter: Appropriate Placement of a PD Catheter Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Catheter: Appropriate Placement of a PD Catheter

Findings: This patient demonstrates the radiologic appearance of a PD catheter for renal dialysis.

 
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