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Placement of CVP Monitors Beyond SVC

Placement beyond the superior vena cava may also be detrimental. Arrhythmias or cardiac perforations may result from placement of lines within the heart.


Intracardiac placement of a central venous catheter (arrow). The tip (small arrow) is within the right ventricle..



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