SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Procedures
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Femoral vein (FV) access is a routine procedure performed for emergency need for dialysis. Common complications of FV access include infection, thrombosis, or local hematoma, with a mechanical complication rate as low as 1.5%. Retroperitoneal hematoma is a very rare but fatal complication of FV access. We present a case of rare symptomology of a rare complication of a routine procedure.