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A peripherally inserted central Nutriline catheter (24G PICC) was placed into the vena femoralis of a preterm baby. Radiography demonstrated looping and a possible knot formation of the catheter (figure 1). The catheter was pulled back, and flow was put on the catheter, hoping that the catheter would expand in a correct position. Control by X-ray after 1 hour and 12 hours showed a similar …
Contributors MV: intervention radiologist who performed the technique; MD: general paediatrician.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent Obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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