The success rate and safety of internal jugular vein catheterization under ultrasound guidance in infants undergoing congenital heart surgery


Altun D. , Nurac S. H. , Toprak V., Eti E. Z.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.27, no.1, pp.23-28, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2019.16185
  • Title of Journal : TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-28
  • Keywords: Central venous catheterization, congenital cardiac surgery, internal jugular vein, pediatric, ultrasound, CENTRAL VENOUS CANNULATION, PEDIATRIC-PATIENTS, ANATOMY, COMPLICATIONS, PALPATION, CHILDREN

Abstract

Background: In this study, we aimed to investigate the effect of central venous catheterization under ultrasound guidance on the success and complication rates in low-weight infants (under 5 kg) undergoing surgery due to congenital heart disease.