Clinical significance of the cross-sectional area of the internal jugular vein.

@article{Yoon2013ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical significance of the cross-sectional area of the internal jugular vein.},
  author={Hyun-Kyu Yoon and Hye-Kyoung Lee and Young-Tae Jeon and Jung-won Hwang and Seon-Meen Lim and Hee Pyoung Park},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={685-9}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the right internal jugular vein (IJV) with that of the left IJV and to evaluate the anatomic location of the IJV in relation to the common carotid artery, utilizing computed tomography scans of the neck. DESIGN Retrospective observational study. SETTING A tertiary care… CONTINUE READING