Effect of feeding on jugular venous blood flow in the normal newborn infant.


Jugular venous occlusion plethysmography was used to measure jugular blood flow in 47 infants; this was done at varying times after the end of a feed. Jugular blood flow was found to be lower, by about 30%, during the first postprandial half hour than at any other time up to 2 hours postprandially. In 2 infants longitudinal studies were performed in… (More)


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