A case of bilateral chylothorax following percutaneous placement of a subclavian catheter is described. The pathophysiology associated with chylothoraces as well as the treatment of such complications is discussed. Physicians who are involved with the placement of central venous catheters should be aware of this newly reported complication.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine|
|State||Published - 1987|
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