Relationship between Trendelenburg tilt and internal jugular vein diameter.

  title={Relationship between Trendelenburg tilt and internal jugular vein diameter.},
  author={S Clenaghan and Russell McLaughlin and Christopher Martyn and SJ McGovern and Justin Bowra},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  volume={22 12},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relationship between Trendelenburg tilt and internal jugular vein (IJV) diameter, and to examine any cumulative effects of tilt on the IJV diameter. METHODS Using a tilt table, healthy volunteers were randomised to Trendelenburg tilts of 10 degrees, 15 degrees, 20 degrees, 25 degrees, and 30 degrees. Ultrasound was used to measure and record the lateral diameter of the right IJV at the level of the cricoid cartilage. Following each reading the table was returned to… CONTINUE READING
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