Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

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PICC insertion; cardiac anomaly; NICU; PLSVC
Key points
  1. PLSVC is a rare cardiac venous anatomical variant that is usually encountered by chance.
  2. Examination of PICC tip position and its vascular route confirms correct PICC placement. Practitioners should be aware that unusual anatomical variations in venous architecture can complicate PICC placement and tip position interpretation.