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Ultrasound for Localization of Central Venous Catheter: A Good Alternative to Chest X-Ray?

Hamid Kamalipour 1 , Sedigheh Ahmadi 1 , * , Karmella Kamali 2 , Alireza Moaref 3 , Masih Shafa 4 and Parsa Kamalipour 5
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1 Anesthesiology and Critical Care Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2 Medical Imaging Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3 Department of Cardiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
4 Department of Cardiac Surgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
5 Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: October 01, 2016, 6 (5); e38834
  • Published Online: August 10, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 30, 2016
  • Revised: June 20, 2016
  • Accepted: July 6, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.38834

To Cite: Kamalipour H, Ahmadi S, Kamali K, Moaref A, Shafa M, et al. Ultrasound for Localization of Central Venous Catheter: A Good Alternative to Chest X-Ray?, Anesth Pain Med. 2016 ; 6(5):e38834. doi: 10.5812/aapm.38834.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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