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Recommendations of Peres for Positioning a Central Venous Catheter Inserted into a Jugular or Subclavian Vein

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Peres recommended the insertion length of a central venous catheters that would avoid placement within the right atrium. Insertion of a catheter within the right atrium is included with a number of complications including perforation with cardiac tamponade. The author is from Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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