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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In 10 - 39 years' age group the mean heart rate was 78.54 + 10.96 beats/min, 16 (16%) patients had raised jugular venous pressure, whereas 48 (48%) patients had a diastolic BP of more than 90 mmHg.
Previous studies have shown that JVR in the jugular venous system can cause retrograde hypertension, which can be transmitted to the cerebral venous system [10, 24, 28, 29].
It is worth emphasising that "anterior jugular venous system" is to be understood as a clinical and not as an anatomical term.
There was no history of prior right internal jugular venous cannulation or other antecedent neck trauma.
Thyrocervical artery - jugular fistula following internal jugular venous catheterization.
On examination, he had blood pressure (BP) of 90/60mmHg, heart rate (HR) 105/min, raised jugular venous pressure (JVP), crackles over the lung bases and a pansystolic murmur at the apex.
Clinical examination revealed elevated jugular venous pressure, minimal pedal edema, a systolic cardiac murmur, and bibasal lung crackles.
Her face was oedematous, blood pressure 110/80 mmHg, and pulse 80/min, with a clear chest and raised jugular venous pressure.
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During decannulation, after neutralization with protamine, the jugular venous cannula was pulled away and hemostasis was achieved by manual compression for 10-15 minutes (Fig.