ultrasound guided “peripheral IJ”

5 Mar

This is neat, logical. Case-series article describing how they put a PIV catheter into the IJ with the aid of ultrasound.

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HIGHLIGHTS: 

case series of 9

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about half of these guys had these pulled after ED workup and were discharged home.  

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other half had these removed when another line was placed (central/PICC/PIV). 

 

limited data, obviously, but might save time/central line complications, potentially.

 

there’s data out there that shows ultrasound-guided PIV’s reduced central line placement rate by ~80%, anyways. so the ‘peripheral IJ” might be a cool idea to shave that down some more.

 

 

References: ‘peripheral’ IJ article & pictures; periph IV article

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