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Fig. 2 | Insights into Imaging

Fig. 2

From: Complications of central venous port systems: a pictorial review

Fig. 2

Common venous malpositioning. a The venous catheter, implanted via the subclavian vein, enters the contralateral brachiocephalic vein (arrow). b Loop formation in the subclavian vein. ce Malpositioning in the mammarian vein due to occlusion of the SVC. c PA chest film shows normal course of the catheter, which had been implanted into the internal jugular vein. d However, the lateral projection shows an abnormal anterior course. e Sagittal MIP CT reconstruction confirms malpositioning into the internal mammary vein

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