Potential complications of SGC placement

What are potential complications of SGC placement?

Potential complications of SGC placement include the complications listed previously for CVL or PICC placement and malpositioning within the right atrium, right ventricle, pulmonary outflow tract, or peripheral pulmonary arterial branch; coiling within cardiac chambers with associated cardiac injury, thrombus formation, or atrial or ventricular cardiac dysrhythmias; tricuspid or pulmonic valve injury; pulmonary arterial injury/rupture, occasionally with formation of either a pseudoaneurysm or a pulmonary artery to bronchial fistula; pulmonary thromboembolism; and pulmonary infarction.


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