Venospasm | definition of venospasm by Medical dictionary
Sudden constriction of a vein.
venospasm (vē′nō-spăzm) [″ + Gr. spasmos, a convulsion]
Contraction of a vein, which may follow infusion of a cold or irritating substance into the vein.
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The diagnostic studies which employ contrast media were examined due to the potential, although rare or remote, in causing red cell clumping and agglutination, venospasm
Because this is generally due to severe venospasm, the catheter must be removed and another site cleansed and prepped for a second venipuncture.
Venospasm [right arrow] Delay threading a few moments