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Major vessel venous thrombosis in patients of posttubercular chronic constrictive pericarditis undergoing pericardectomy: A rare scenario


1 Department of CTVS, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Akhilesh Pahade
Department of CTVS, Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/aca.ACA_77_16

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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 348-350

 

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We are reporting two cases of neck and arm major venous thrombosis in patients of posttubercular chronic constrictive pericarditis posted for pericardectomy. There was unanticipated difficulty in placement of Internal Jugular vein catheter and subsequent ultrasound revealed thrombosis in the major veins. It was not diagnosed in the preoperative period. This report raises this major complication and highlights the use of ultrasound in such scenarios.






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1 Department of CTVS, Fortis Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology, Sanjay Gandhi postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Akhilesh Pahade
Department of CTVS, Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/aca.ACA_77_16

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We are reporting two cases of neck and arm major venous thrombosis in patients of posttubercular chronic constrictive pericarditis posted for pericardectomy. There was unanticipated difficulty in placement of Internal Jugular vein catheter and subsequent ultrasound revealed thrombosis in the major veins. It was not diagnosed in the preoperative period. This report raises this major complication and highlights the use of ultrasound in such scenarios.






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