0
Selected Reports |

Rupture of the Chordae of the Tricuspid Valve After Knotting of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter*

Samir Arnaout, MD; Karim Diab, MD; Aghiad Al-Kutoubi, MD; Ghassan Jamaleddine, MD, FCCP
Author and Funding Information

*From the Departments of Internal Medicine (Drs. Arnaout, Diab, and Jamaleddine) and Radiology (Dr. Al-Kutoubi), American University of Beirut-Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

Correspondence to: Ghassan Jamaleddine, MD, FCCP, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, American University of Beirut-Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, PO Box 113-6044, Beirut, Lebanon; e-mail: ghassanj@aub.edu.lb



Chest. 2001;120(5):1742-1744. doi:10.1378/chest.120.5.1742
Text Size: A A A
Published online

A case is presented in which the insertion of a pulmonary artery catheter was complicated by the formation of a knot around the chordae tendineae of the tricuspid valve. The catheter was pulled out under fluoroscopic guidance using a guidewire inserted through the femoral vein.

Figures in this Article

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Figures

Tables

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
CHEST Journal Articles
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543