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.
Our study showed that catheterization in internal jugular vein was significantly associated with bacteremia which is in disagreement with some earlier reports that showed that anatomic site did not affect bacterial infections17.
Open-accessed literature 6,10 (with reference to Pakistan) is available on comparison between HD internal jugular vein (IJV) and subclavian vein (SCV) catherterization.
The possible conditions causing secondary internal jugular vein dilatation like intra-thoracic space occupying lesions compressing over the great vein were ruled out with the help of ENT surgeon and hence the diagnosis of idiopathic internal jugular Phlebectasia was made.
(b) Magnetic resonance angiography showing non-visualization of the transverse sinus, sigmoid sinus, and the internal jugular vein (red arrow).
Specimens of bilateral neck dissection with preservation of the spinal accessory nerve, internal jugular vein and sternocleidomastoid muscle.
In our patient, the tumor was attached to the supraclavicular fossa and adherent to the scalene muscles, expanding nearby to involve vital anatomic structures, such as the internal jugular vein and accessory and phrenic nerves.
On the left side of the internal jugular vein, there was evidence of hyperplasia, vascular expansion, and significant proliferation of the vascular endothelium.
The common carotid artery, vagus nerve and internal jugular vein were dissected to expose its relationship to the ansa cervicalis.
The lesion showed irregular peripheral enhancement with displacement of the internal jugular vein and the common carotid artery.
Hepatic vein recanalization has been classically achieved through internal jugular vein or percutaneous transhepatic approaches.

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