African Journal of Paediatric Surgery

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Ultrasound- guided placement of double catheter in the right internal jugular vein: Two case reports

F Montes-Tapia, A Rodríguez-Taméz, K Luévanos-Gurrola, A Garza-Alatorre, M de la O-Cavazos


Central vascular access in critically ill paediatric patients is, many times, a challenge for physicians due to the number of lines needed for multiple  infusions. We present ultrasound-guided placement of a double catheter in the right internal jugular vein in two patients that required multiple central lines for management.

Key words: Double catheter, jugular vein, ultrasound-guided
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