External jugular vein approach for percutaneous right ventricular biopsy

A. S. Anderson, T. N. Levin, T. Feldman

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A technique of external jugular venous cannulation for right ventricular endomyocardial biopsy is described. This often underused approach for venous access warrants consideration in patients at high risk for bleeding complications, pneumothorax, or difficult internal jugular access who require biopsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)576-578
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jul 22 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Transplantation


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