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Guidewire Knot Formation
  • Hiroaki Saito,
  • Tsuyoshi Suda,
  • Yoji Nishida
Hiroaki Saito
Kanazawa Municipal Hospital
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Tsuyoshi Suda
Kanazawa Municipal Hospital
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Yoji Nishida
Kanazawa Municipal Hospital
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Abstract

There are various complications of PICC, bloodstream infection is well known, but the formation of guidewire knots during PICC insertion is rarely reported. Considering the risk of vascular injury in our case, surgical guidewire removal was performed. Although rare, it is necessary to recognize proper treatment for these complications.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

23 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
25 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
25 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
07 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned