The team evaluated whether there was an association between the optimum ultrasonographic view as obtained of the entire longitudinal extension of the right BCV and the ease of supraclavicular cannulation when using a strict in-plane technique via a linear US probe in small infants.

Authors: Christian Breschan 1 , Gudrun Graf1 , Robert Jost2 , Haro Stettner3 , Georg Feigl4 , Alja Goessler5 , Stefan Neuwersch1 , Markus Koestenberger1 & Rudolf Likar1

  1. Department of Anesthesia, Klinikum Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria
  2. Department of Anesthesia, Krankenhaus Spittal/Drau, Spittal/Drau, Austria
  3. Department of Statistics, University of Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria
  4. Department of Anatomy, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
  5. Department of Pediatric Surgery, Klinikum Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria

Pediatric Anesthesia ISSN 1155-5645

PMID: 26083730  DOI: 10.1111/pan.12700 

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Correspondence Dr Christian Breschan, Department of Anesthesia, Klinikum Klagenfurt, Feschnigstrasse 11, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria


Dr. Christian Breschan is active member of the NEVAT group.