• Vol. 35 No. 10, 742–744
  • 15 October 2006

An Unexpected Left Hydrothorax after Left Internal Jugular Venous Catheterisation for Total Parental Nutrition and Antibiotics


Percutaneous indwelling central venous catheters are commonly used for a variety of medical and surgical indications. There are various complications associated with the insertion of central venous lines despite the advances made in the design, material of the catheter and the technique of insertion.

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