Retrieval of Broken Umbilical Venous Catheter Fragment in a VLBW Neonate

Authors

  • Md Habibullah SK Senior Resident, Department of Neonatology, IPGME & R and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata 700020, India
  • Bijan Saha Associate Professor, Department of Neonatology, IPGME & R and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata-700020, India
  • Ashadur Zamal Post doctoral Trainee, Department of Neonatology, IPGME&R and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata 700020, India
  • Sayantan Saha Divisional Medical Officer, B.R. Singh Hospital, Kolkata, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.60086/jnps500

Keywords:

Breaking; Newborn; Surgical exploration; Umbilical catheter

Abstract

Fracture of umbilical venous catheters is a serious uncommon complication. We are reporting a 31+4 week male neonate weighing 1390 gm with a broken umbilical venous catheter and successful retrieval of the catheter by an open surgical technique.

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Published

2023-09-10

How to Cite

Habibullah SK, M. ., Saha, B. ., Zamal, A. ., & Saha, S. . (2023). Retrieval of Broken Umbilical Venous Catheter Fragment in a VLBW Neonate. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 43(1), 111–113. https://doi.org/10.60086/jnps500

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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series