ICU Protocols pp 723-733 | Cite as

Central Line Placement

  • Rajesh Chawla
  • Vishakh Varma
  • Sudha Kansal


A 55-year-old diabetic female patient was brought to the emergency department with history of fever with chills and rigors for the past 3 days. She also had altered sensorium for the past few hours. On arrival she was found to have tachycardia and hypotension.


Internal Jugular Vein Subclavian Vein Inguinal Ligament Seldinger Technique Central Venous Cannulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory & Critical Care MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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