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Manoeuvres affecting central venous cannulation
  1. K Janossy,
  2. P Jefferson,
  3. D Ball
  1. Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, Dumfries;

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    Clenaghan et al1 have demonstrated that Trendelenberg tilt increases the diameter of the internal jugular vein (IJV) in healthy volunteers. This confirms the results of previous studies.2

    Although the benefits of Trendelenburg …

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