A 31-year-old female with 10 years indwelled Hickman catheter for idiopathic pulmonary hypertension presented infectious findings. We decided to remove it but simple traction did not work. Although it was an off labeled use, we could remove it using a laser sheath and snare technique without any complication.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||journal of arrhythmia|
|Publication status||Published - 2019 Feb 1|
- Hickman catheter
- central venous catheter
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine