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June 1980

Redirection of Misplaced Central Venous Catheters

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Arch Surg. 1980;115(6):789-791. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1980.01380060085025

• A simple and quick method of flow-directing a misplaced central venous line into the desired location with the use of a 2 F Fogarty balloon-tipped catheter was used.

(Arch Surg 115:789-791, 1980)