Chapter 10. The Role of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in the Placement and Management of Central Venous Catheters

  1. Helen Hamilton CBE, FRCN, RGN Independent nurse consultant3 and
  2. Andrew R. Bodenham FRCA Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine4
  1. Dinuke R. Warakaulle MRCP, FRCR Consultant Radiologist1 and
  2. Jane Phillips-Hughes MBBChir, MRCP, FRCR Consultant Radiologist2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750186.ch10

Central Venous Catheters

Central Venous Catheters

How to Cite

Warakaulle, D. R. and Phillips-Hughes, J. (2009) The Role of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in the Placement and Management of Central Venous Catheters, in Central Venous Catheters (eds H. Hamilton and A. R. Bodenham), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750186.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Intravenous therapy, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust, Oxfordshire, Oxford, UK

  2. 4

    Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Radiology, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury, UK

  2. 2

    Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019948

Online ISBN: 9780470750186

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Keywords:

  • management of central venous catheters (CVCs) – radiologists' role;
  • direct venography;
  • computed tomographic (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging;
  • linograms;
  • image-guided CVC placement;
  • peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement;
  • ultrasound-guided venous puncture;
  • fluoroscopic guidance;
  • inadvertent arterial access

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Imaging modalities

  • Imaging venous anatomy

  • Image-guided CVC placement

  • Management of CVC-related complications: the radiologist's role

  • Conclusion

  • References