Thrombotic complications of central vein hyperalimentation

I. Kron, J. Johnson, S. Katz

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-260
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Maine Medical Association
Volume69
Issue number9
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978
Externally publishedYes

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