• Percutaneous cannulation of the internal jugular vein has become a widely accepted method for monitoring central venous pressure, hyperalimentation, and rapid fluid administration. Although complications from this procedure have been rare, many unusual case reports are found in the literature. Three cases of otolaryngologic importance are presented. A revised technique of the internal jugular vein catheterization is described.
(Arch Otolaryngol 1981;107:310-312)
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