internal jugular vein

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Noun1.internal jugular vein - a continuation of the sigmoid sinus of the dura mater; joins the subclavian vein to form the brachiocephalic vein
jugular, jugular vein, vena jugularis - veins in the neck that return blood from the head
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The internal jugular vein had been cut through, with such violence, judging by the appearances, that the wound could not have been inflicted, in the act of suicide, by the hand of the deceased person.
These sinuses also drain into internal jugular veins.1 The draining venous system of posterior fossa has significant variations.
(6) The atlas now blocks the jugular foramen as well as the internal jugular veins.
Therefore, knowledge regarding variation pattern of the external and internal jugular veins are important to clinicians performing vascular surgeries in head and neck region, as well as those performing angioplasty, catheterization and occasionally hemodialysis (Sankar & Bhanu, 2011; Balachandra et al).
The role of anticoagulation is still controversial; according to anecdotes, it can prevent the formation of new septic emboli in the internal jugular veins; however, it is usually indicated only in patients with pelvic thrombophlebitis [1, 10].
Caption: Figure 3: MRV of the brain, showing filling defects in the transverse, sigmoid, and internal jugular veins.
Subclavian and internal jugular veins at Doppler US: Abnormal cardiac pulsatility and respiratory phasicity as a predictor of complete central occlusion.
JVR is characterized by a retrograde flow in the internal jugular veins (IJVs) during Valsalva-like maneuvers (VM) or spontaneously [10].
Safe placement of central venous catheter into internal jugular veins. Arch Surg 1970;101(3):431-2.
The internal jugular veins (IJVs), together with the vertebral veins, constitute the predominant extracranial pathways for the cerebral venous drainage [5, 6].
A case of right partial and double internal jugular veins. Anat Sci Int 2006;81 (1):65-9.

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