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Volume 2011, Article ID 359867, 4 pages
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Case Report

Delayed Airway Obstruction after Internal Jugular Venous Catheterization in a Patient with Anticoagulant Therapy

1Department of Anesthesiology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, 100, TzYou 1st Road, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
2Department of Anesthesiology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung 812, Taiwan
3Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan

Received 5 October 2011; Accepted 31 October 2011

Academic Editors: U. Buyukkocak and P. Michalek

Copyright © 2011 Pei-Ju Wu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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