Central venous catheter integrity during mechanical power injection of iodinated contrast medium.

To evaluate a widely used nontunneled triple-lumen central venous catheter in order to determine whether the largest of the three lumina (16 gauge) can tolerate high flow rates, such as those required for computed tomographic angiography.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Macha, DB; Nelson, RC; Howle, LE; Hollingsworth, JW; Schindera, ST

Published Date

  • December 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 253 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 870 - 878

PubMed ID

  • 19789224

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-1315

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiol.2533081086

Language

  • eng

Citation Source

  • PubMed