Published in Blood Weekly, June 26th, 2008
"The most common complications are catheter-associated infections or thromboses. Here we report on the rare, but potentially life-threatening case of a vessel wall perforation by a CVC. A 29-year-old female with newly diagnosed acute lymphoblastic leukemia had a CVC inserted via the left subclavian vein. After two weeks she complained about acute chest pain....
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