Internal Jugular Vein Cannulation

Pre-scan vessel in long and short axis to show:

  • Collapsible IJ vein with no clot
  • Lateral position of carotid artery to IJ (not posterior)

Perform a pre-procedure time-out

Pre/post-procedure scan to document lung sliding

Enlarge IJ target with Trendelenburg position


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Scan the wire in the target vessel before dilation

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