Cardiac Tamponade and Right Side Pleural Effusion in a Prete
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Abstract:
Umbilical venous catheterization is a common procedure in NICU, especially for parenteral nutrition in preterm and as long term intravenous access for term babies. However these “life lines” are not without complications, they may even cause life threatening complications like pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade. We report a case of newborn with cardiac
tamponade and right sided pleural effusion as a complication of umbilical venous catheterization.

Case Report
A 33 weeks preterm male baby, 2nd born of triplets presented with an unusual complication related to umbilical catheters. Mother had conceived after ovulation induction and had received two doses of steroids antenatally and was being regularly followed-up in our hospital without any other complications. Baby was delivered by LSCS with an APGAR of 6 and 7 at 1 minute and 5 minutes respectively and birth weight of 1.6 kg.....

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