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Unintentional Cannulation of Aberrant Radial Artery: Review and Treatment Recommendations


1,Department of Anesthesiology Mayo Clinic

DOI: 10.22514/SV62.102011.15 Vol.6,Issue 2,October 2011 pp.89-90

Published: 31 October 2011

*Corresponding Author(s): FRANCIS X. WHALEN E-mail:


We present the case of a patient who had an unintentional placement of an arterial catheter in an aberrant radial artery. This arterial abnormality is reviewed, as are the potential consequences of intra-arterial injection. Finally, treatment reco-mmendations are summarized.  


aberrant radial artery, intra arterial injection, vasospasm 

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FRANCIS X. WHALEN,DAVID P. MARTIN. Unintentional Cannulation of Aberrant Radial Artery: Review and Treatment Recommendations. Signa Vitae. 2011. 6(2);89-90.


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