The stuck catheter: a case report

Mt Sinai J Med. Sep-Oct 1997;64(4-5):350-2.


Complications after the use of central venous catheters have become more frequent as their use in therapy has increased. As a result, the recognition and management of central venous catheters must be emphasized. We describe a unique problem, that of the "stuck catheter," and its safe and simple solution.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
  • Catheters, Indwelling / adverse effects*
  • Equipment Failure*
  • Female
  • Fibrin / biosynthesis
  • Humans


  • Fibrin