Central vein thrombosis is an infrequently reported complication of intravenous hyperalimentation. Venograms have been useful in documenting its presence and extent in four patients. Central vein thrombosis should be considered in the hyperalimented patient when catheter replacement becomes difficult, or when superior vena cava syndrome or pulmonary embolus occurs.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Maine Medical Association|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1978|
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