Emergency femoral hemodialysis catheter placement complicated by Prevesical Hematoma

Chien Cheng Huang, Jiann Hwa Chen, Hsien Hao Huang, David Hung Tsang Yen, Wei Fong Kao, Chun I. Huang, Chen Hsen Lee

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Abstract

The femoral vein is the most popular location for temporary catheterization during emergency hemodialysis. Common complications are infection, thrombosis, arterial puncture, and groin hematoma. We report herein a patient with femoral vein perforation and prevesical hematoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)583-585
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume39
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • emergency department
  • femoral hemodialysis catheter
  • prevesical hematoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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