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Cardiac tamponade due to peripheral inserted central catheter in newborn

Maria Fernanda Pellegrino da Silva Dornaus, Maria Aparecida Portella, Arno Norberto Warth, Rosana Aparecida Lacava Martins, Mauricio Magalhães, Alice D'Agostini Deutsch

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011rc1885

ABSTRACTThis article reports the case of an adverse event of cardiac tamponade associated with central catheter peripheral insertion in a premature newborn. The approach was pericardial puncture, which reversed the cardiorespiratory arrest. The newborn showed good clinical progress and was discharged from hospital with no complications associated with the event.