Factors Predictive of Right Internal Jugular Vein Cross-Sectional Area Change in Response to

@inproceedings{Maratea2013FactorsPO,
  title={Factors Predictive of Right Internal Jugular Vein Cross-Sectional Area Change in Response to},
  author={Edward A Maratea and Catalina Castillo-Pedraza and Lebron Cooper and Henry Olivera and Edward Gologorsky},
  year={2013}
}
Background/Purpose: The right internal jugular vein (RIJV) is the most commonly accessed central venous site in the cardiac operating room. The Trendelenburg position is frequently used to increase the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the RIJV to facilitate its cannulation. However, the extent of change of RIJV CSA in response to Trendelenburg positioning in anesthetized patients and its predictive factors remain unknown. Methods: Thirty-seven patients presented for the cardiac surgery, and 20 ASA… CONTINUE READING

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