Safe subclavian vein cannulation

Errington C. Thompson, Lewis E. Calver

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Abstract

Physicians and other advanced medical personnel commonly perform subclavian vein cannulation. Success depends on adequate knowledge of the anatomy. With this knowledge subclavian vein cannulation can be performed with low complication rates. The manuscript reviews the anatomy and the literature of subclavian vein cannulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)180-183
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Surgeon
Volume71
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 12 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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    Thompson, E. C., & Calver, L. E. (2005). Safe subclavian vein cannulation. American Surgeon, 71(2), 180-183.