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Inadvertent Passage of a Pulmonary Artery Catheter from the Superior Vena Cava Through the Left Atrium and Left Ventricle into the Aorta
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • JOHN ALLYN, M.D.
    *
  • ALAN LICHTENSTEIN, M.D.
  • E. GREG KOSKI, M.D., PHD.
  • MARSHALL L. JACOBS, M.D.
    §
  • EDWARD LOWENSTEIN, M.D.
  • * Clinical Fellow in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Chief Resident in Anaesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • Clinical Fellow in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Senior Resident in Anaesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Anaesthetist, Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • § Attending Cardiovascular Surgeon, Children's Hospital/National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
  • ¶ Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School; Anesthetist, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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Case Reports
Case Reports   |   June 1989
Inadvertent Passage of a Pulmonary Artery Catheter from the Superior Vena Cava Through the Left Atrium and Left Ventricle into the Aorta
Anesthesiology 6 1989, Vol.70, 1019-1021. doi:
Anesthesiology 6 1989, Vol.70, 1019-1021. doi:
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