SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Obstructive Lung Disease
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: HeRO graft provides upper extremity access as a last resort. Catheter related thrombosis of a central vein or the right atrium leading to pulmonary embolism (PE) is a rare but potentially fatal complication. We describe a case of positional syncope and dyspnea as a complication of a malpositioned HeRO graft.