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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External jugular vein became less popular, because of confluence with the subclavian vein at an inappropriate angle and the tip gets caught in the ostium of the small tributaries.
Surgical treatment of jugular vein phlebectasia in children.
2 The right internal jugular vein (IJV) is the vessel often used to place a central venous line.
External jugular vein aneurysm: A rare cause of neck swelling.
The effects of the simulated Valsalva maneuver, liver compression, and/or Trendelenburg position on the cross-sectional area of the internal jugular vein in infants and young children.
Based upon the results of the cardiovascular ultrasound screening exam, 1% of study participants were diagnosed as having abdominal aortic aneurysm, 16% had anomalous internal jugular veins, and 49% had significant carotid atherosclerosis.
We present a case of duplication of the right internal jugular vein (IfV) in a patient who underwent neck dissection as part of the management of carcinoma of the larynx.
Passing over the clavicle and open into the cephalic, subclavian or internal jugular veins
A review of two cases of fenestrated internal jugular veins as seen by CT angiography.
Thrombosis of both internal jugular veins extended through the subclavian system and into both upper extremities.