Anatomic locations of the tips of pulmonary-artery catheters in supine patients

G. M. Kronberg, Stuart F Quan, R. M. Schlobohm, J. M. Lindauer, P. C. Goodman

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Abstract

In supine patients the placement of most catheter tips is vertically below the superior vena cava and thus at or vertically below the left atrium. In addition, 73 per cent of catheter tips were located in the right lower quadrant on the anteroposterior roentgenogram.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-469
Number of pages3
JournalAnesthesiology
Volume51
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes

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Pulmonary Artery
Catheters
Superior Vena Cava
Heart Atria

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Kronberg, G. M., Quan, S. F., Schlobohm, R. M., Lindauer, J. M., & Goodman, P. C. (1979). Anatomic locations of the tips of pulmonary-artery catheters in supine patients. Anesthesiology, 51(5), 467-469.

Anatomic locations of the tips of pulmonary-artery catheters in supine patients. / Kronberg, G. M.; Quan, Stuart F; Schlobohm, R. M.; Lindauer, J. M.; Goodman, P. C.

In: Anesthesiology, Vol. 51, No. 5, 1979, p. 467-469.

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Kronberg, GM, Quan, SF, Schlobohm, RM, Lindauer, JM & Goodman, PC 1979, 'Anatomic locations of the tips of pulmonary-artery catheters in supine patients', Anesthesiology, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 467-469.
Kronberg GM, Quan SF, Schlobohm RM, Lindauer JM, Goodman PC. Anatomic locations of the tips of pulmonary-artery catheters in supine patients. Anesthesiology. 1979;51(5):467-469.
Kronberg, G. M. ; Quan, Stuart F ; Schlobohm, R. M. ; Lindauer, J. M. ; Goodman, P. C. / Anatomic locations of the tips of pulmonary-artery catheters in supine patients. In: Anesthesiology. 1979 ; Vol. 51, No. 5. pp. 467-469.
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