Evidence of image guided central vein puncture

Yoshito Takeuchi, Y. Arai, N. Sakamoto, M. Takahashi, M. Tsurusaki, H. Fujiwara, K. Sufue, H. Tokue, N. Shiba

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Approximately 10% is the complication rate of the central veous catheterization employing the landmark method. The image guided central venous puncture has been developed recently so that the procedural risk might be reduced. The technique is practically convenient and however its scientific evidence is not recognized well. We describe the backgrounds and the evidence of the image guided technique in this review.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)621-626
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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