Right atrial migration of nephrostomy catheter

Aderivaldo C. Dias-Filho, Guilherme A.V. Coaracy, Wallace Borges
2005 International Brazilian Journal of Urology  
Percutaneous tube nephrostomy (PTN) placement is associated with bleeding complications in a small proportion of cases. We study a case of inadvertent renal vein catheterization during PTN tube change with catheter right atrial migration treated by fluoroscopically monitored catheter removal.
doi:10.1590/s1677-55382005000500009 pmid:16255794 fatcat:2dj47yodxrbyfka2377ai5ctpq