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Catheter Pinch-Off Syndrome

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The Catheter Pinch-Off Syndrome (CPOS) may involve a percutaneous intravascular catheter inserted into the subclavian vein. It is caused by compression of the catheter as it runs between the first rib and the clavicle.

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