The central venous anatomy in infants.

  title={The central venous anatomy in infants.},
  author={L. Mason Cobb and Charles Vinocur and Charles W Wagner and William H. Weintraub},
  journal={Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics},
  volume={165 3},
A study of 21 consecutive autopsy specimens of infants less than one year of age and weighing less than 6 kilograms was performed to determine the topographic anatomy and regional relationships of the central venous anatomy. This anatomy was compared with 14 additional autopsies performed upon older children. There was no significant difference in diameter between the internal jugular and subclavian venous system, on either the right or left side. In the infant, the right and left subclavian… CONTINUE READING


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