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Retrieval of iatrogenic intravascular foreign bodies.

Schechter MA, O'Brien PJ, Cox MW. Journal of vascular surgery. 2013;57:276-81.

This review article characterizes the types of clinical issues that can occur when an intravascular device becomes malpositioned or damaged. A case of a broken peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC) that required surgical removal is discussed in an AHRQ WebM&M commentary.