Prominent Internal Jugular Vein Collapse During Neck Dissection Preview

Presented by Vladimir Nekhendzy, M.D., Director, Stanford Head and Neck Anesthesia and Advanced Airway Management Program, Chair, SHANA Education Board


Dear SHANA members,

I would like to share with you the video of a prominent internal jugular vein (IJ) collapse during neck dissection, which carried a danger of inadvertent venous air embolus (VAE). The collapse resolved after a quick intravenous administration of 500 ml of Hespan (I wish I took another video!)...


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