Placement of a central venous catheter (CVC) is a common procedure in Neonatology. Complications associated with CVCs include infections and thrombosis. We describe a case of fatal cardiac tamponade due to chylous effusion in a newborn infant with catheter-associated intrathoracic venous thrombosis.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports|
|State||Published - Jul 2013|
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- Cardiac tamponade