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Placement of Catheter
Placement of Catheter

This stock medical exhibit shows placement of a catheter in a series of illustrations. The first illustration shows normal cardiovascular anatomy of the neck and upper chest, including the carotid artery, internal jugular vein and heart. The second illustration shows the first step in the procedure, in which the internal jugular vein is found by palpating the neck. The third illustration shows the placement of a finder needle into the internal jugular vein. The fourth illustration shows the placement of a guide wire. The fifth illustration shows the placement of the catheter into the internal jugular vein. The sixth illustration shows the correct post-operative result, in which the catheter is placed in the internal jugular vein. The seventh illustration shows the incorrect post-operative result, in which the catheter is placed in the carotid artery.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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