Radiographic assessment of jugular bulb catheters

The objective of this paper is to review the technical pitfalls associated with the bedside placement of oxygen saturation (O2) catheters into the jugular bulb (JB). A retrospective review was used to gather data on optimum radiographic technique and JB O2 catheter position on 27 patients. Eleven percent (3/27) of the JB O2 catheters required immediate… CONTINUE READING