May 11, 1992

Inadvertent arterial administration of parenteral hyperalimentation solution resulting in generalized seizure activity

JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
B W ShermanS J Shen


Serious complications may arise from improper central venous catheter placement. In this case report, seizures occurred as a result of inadvertent arterial administration of parenteral hyperalimentation. There is a need for radiographic confirmation of central venous catheter position by qualified personnel before catheter use.

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Radiography, Thoracic
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Infusions, Regional Arterial
Non-epileptic Convulsion
Catheterization, Central Venous
Malignant Neoplasm of Larynx
Food, Formulated
Substance Abuse, Intravenous
Parenteral Nutrition, Total

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