Aim For the Bubbles: Agitated Saline Injection as an Adjunct Technique to Ultrasound-Guided Subclavian Vein Cannulation

Faris G Araj, Jose Pena, Julie Cox

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Agitated saline during central line placement is described for the purpose of identifying the subclavian vein during ultrasound-guided procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E232
JournalThe Journal of invasive cardiology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2019



  • agitated saline technique
  • ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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