Pediatric Surgery

Open CVP Catheter Insertion Internal jugular vein Cutdown By Dr. Tamer Ashraf Wafa

July 09, 2021
This video demonstrates the open technique for central venous catheter insertion (Open CVP insetion) or also called Internal jugular vein cutdown. The demonstrated method uses a mini-cutdown to gain access to the internal jugular vein. Sildinger technique is employed to introduce a the catheter into the vein lumen over a guide wire.
The operative steps and tissue planes are clearly demonstrated. The video shows the surgeon's point of view (POV).
In this procedure, the operative steps are played in normal speed while some of the steps is played in faster speed for illustration purpose.The original video is 11 minutes.
Surgical steps a discribed in the subtitles during the video. This is an educational video designed for junior pediatric surgeons in training.

Tamer Ashraf Wafa PhD, MRCS
Assists Professor, Pediatric Surgery Department
Mansoura University

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