Risk factors for acute adverse events during ultrasound-guided central venous cannulation in the emergency department.
Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Oct;17(10):1055-61
Authors: Theodoro D, Krauss M, Kollef M, Evanoff B
Ultrasound (US) greatly facilitates cannulation of the internal jugular vein. Despite the ability to visualize the needle and anatomy, adverse events still occur. The authors hypothesized that the technique has limitations among certain patients and clinical scenarios.
PMID: 21040106 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]