Anatomic locations of the tips of pulmonary-artery catheters in supine patients

G. M. Kronberg, S. F. Quan, R. M. Schlobohm, J. M. Lindauer, P. C. Goodman

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    Abstract

    In supine patients the placement of most catheter tips is vertically below the superior vena cava and thus at or vertically below the left atrium. In addition, 73 per cent of catheter tips were located in the right lower quadrant on the anteroposterior roentgenogram.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)467-469
    Number of pages3
    JournalAnesthesiology
    Volume51
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1979

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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