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Placement of Hickman Catheter
Placement of Hickman Catheter

This stock medical exhibit shows the placement of a Hickman catheter. The first illustration shows the insertion of a guide wire into the right subclavian vein and its deliverance to the superior vena cava. The second illustration shows the creation of a horizontal incision over the protruding guide wire. The third illustration shows the placement of a Hickman catheter over the guide wire and the insertion of the catheter into the superior vena cava.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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