Article

Comparison of ultrasound-guided vs. anatomical landmark-guided cannulation of the femoral vein at the optimum position in infant

DOI: 10.1080/22201173.2012.10872846
Author(s): AA EldabaaAnaesthesia and PSIU, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt, AS ElgebalyAnaesthesia and PSIU, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt, AAA ElhafzAnaesthesia and PSIU, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt, AS BassuniAnaesthesia and PSIU, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt

Abstract

Background: Femoral vein cannulation can be a routine process during major surgery in infants and children, and may prove to be lifesaving under certain conditions. This study compared ultrasound (US)-guided cannulation of the femoral vein in infants with the traditional anatomical landmark-guided technique.

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