Aortic injury during central venous catheter (CVC) insertion is an extremely rare complication. We report successful repair of an iatrogenic type A aortic dissection caused during mediport catheter insertion and discuss the prevention and management of aortic injury during CVC placement.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Cardiac Surgery|
|State||Published - May 2014|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine