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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The possible conditions causing secondary internal jugular vein dilatation like intra-thoracic space occupying lesions compressing over the great vein were ruled out with the help of ENT surgeon and hence the diagnosis of idiopathic internal jugular Phlebectasia was made.
According to the company, the Crescent Jugular Dual Lumen Catheter is a single use dual lumen catheter, which provides both venous drainage and re-infusion of blood via the jugular vein, that is indicated for use in patients with acute respiratory failure requiring Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
You cut his jugular vein. Had his car not been nearby and he immediately driven to the Royal Gwent Hospital, he might well have died."
Endovascular treatment was scheduled based on the diagnosis of direct high-flow arteriovenous fistula of vertebro-vertebral location in the right V2 segment with overload of the cervical vertebral perispinal plexus and final drainage into the internal jugular vein. The treatment was performed 2 days later under general anesthesia for selective right vertebral artery catheterization through the femoral approach and embolization with platinum coils, resulting in uncomplicated complete fistula occlusion.
The wound narrowly missed his jugular vein. The wound bled profusely."
The common carotid artery, vagus nerve and internal jugular vein were dissected to expose its relationship to the ansa cervicalis.
Dr Yates adapted a technique using bovine jugular vein which he had pioneered for replacing pulmonary valves to adapt it in case of this baby and use to it recreate a mitral valve.
Propofol was used for sedation, and after adequate sedation, a single-lumen 14-gauge catheter was inserted in the right internal jugular vein using ultrasound sonography under sterile conditions by an experienced anesthesiologist.
The carotid sheath and its components, the carotid artery and the internal jugular vein, are all found in the posterior compartment.
Bilateral neck ultrasound and computed tomography (CT) neck without contrast did not show jugular vein thrombophlebitis or peritonsillar abscess, although the study was limited due to insertion of bilateral internal jugular (IJ) catheter insertions.
Surgical options include ligation of the jugular vein, excision of the dilated segment [7], and sheathing of the affected segment in a polytetrafluoroethylene graft.