A central venous catheter was sutured to the wall of the inferior vena cava in a 20-year-old male undergoing retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy for malignant testicular germ cell tumor. We succeeded in retrieving the catheter percutaneously, using a combination of loopsnare wire and myocardial biopsy forceps.
- Catheter and catheterization, complications
- Foreign bodies
- Interventional procedure
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine