jugular vein


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jugular vein

[′jəg·yə·lər ‚vān]
(anatomy)
The vein in the neck which drains the brain, face, and neck into the innominate.
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After explaining the procedure, written consent was obtained and the patient was positioned for right internal jugular vein cannulation.
Advantages of right internal jugular vein cannulation relate to the fact that it has got good external landmarks, its consistent and predictable anatomic location, its valve-less course to the superior vena cava and right atrium.
On deep dissection, the projectile was found to have passed through left sternocleidomastoid muscle, both anterior and posterior walls of the internal jugular vein, and impacted into the paravertebral fascia.
Ultrasound of the neck revealed thrombosis of the internal and external jugular vein, the retromandibular and thyroid vein.
It severed his carotid artery and jugular vein and caused massive blood loss and death.
Tinnitus originating from an abnormal jugular bulb: Treatment by jugular vein ligation.
Partial thrombosis of left brachiocephalic vein, proximal left subclavian vein, and proximal left internal jugular vein with plaque in left internal jugular vein causing 30%-40% luminal narrowing was also observed [Figure 4].
Facial vein terminating in the external jugular vein.
The internal jugular vein was targeted for the placement of ten-pole (mapping of the coronary sinus) due to underweight of the patient.
Her jugular vein was cut and she sadly passed away, bleeding to death.
In a recent study, by the means of repeated countered measure of the elliptical internal jugular vein, a significant risk of flow rate underestimation with the assumption of a cylindrical venous shape has been demonstrated,.
2 The right internal jugular vein (IJV) is the vessel often used to place a central venous line.