Contribution to the study of the tributaries and the termination of the external jugular vein

  title={Contribution to the study of the tributaries and the termination of the external jugular vein},
  author={B Deslaugiers and Ph. Vaysse and John D. Combes and Jacques Guitard and Jacques Moscovici and Marco Visentin and D. Vardon and J. B{\'e}cue},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
The dissection of 100 external jugular veins in 50 cadavers was the object of this anatomic study. A certain number of notions concerning the afferent veins, the mode of termination and the valvular system of this vessel were defined. 1)Afferent veins. Along its pathway toward the deep venous system, the external jugular vein successively received: the transverse cervical vein in 88 cases (88%), usually opposite the intersection of the external jugular vein with the dorsal border of the sterno… CONTINUE READING
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