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Fig. 3

From: Rare central venous catheter malposition – an ultrasound-guided approach would be helpful: a case report

Fig. 3

Schematic depiction of the anatomy of the right internal mammary artery in relation to the right subclavian artery and the internal artery (right). The mechanism of the malposition is not entirely clear. It is possible that the catheter was inserted too proximally to the optimal insertion site (left) so that it was directly inserted into the internal mammary artery (right, arrow). Rt. right

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