Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080


Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2014 , Vol 23 , Issue 2
Forgotten Guidewire: Case Report
Yüksel DERELİ, Ömer TANYELİ, Mustafa DAĞLI, Niyazi GÖRMÜŞ
1Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi AD, Konya Necmettin Erbakan Üniversitesi Meram Tıp Fakültesi, Konya DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2013-35408 Central venous catheterization is an invasive vascular access way that is used in speci- al operations like open heart surgery, long term intravenous medical therapy, parenteral nutrition, placement of a temporary pacemaker and hemodialysis. During central venous catheterization, me- chanic complications like hemothorax and pneumothorax or problems like catheter thrombosis and infection can develop. In this article, we presented a rare complication related to central veno- us catheterization -lost guide wire- via a case. Keywords : Central venous catheterization; guidewire; complication