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Table 7 Cross-sectional areas (CSAs) and anteroposterior (AP) diameters of IJVs in supine normal subjects with head in neutral position and after rotation

From: Cross-sectional area variations of internal jugular veins during supine head rotation in multiple sclerosis patients with chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency: a prospective diagnostic controlled study with duplex ultrasound investigation

Internal Jugular Veins (IJVs) CSA (mm2) Right CSA (mm2) Right CSA (mm2) CSA (mm2)
Segment Right 0° Left 0° 20° contralateral rotation Max. contralateral rotation Right and left 0° Right 0° Left 0°
J1 (Mean ± SD) - - - - 17.8 ± 10.9 48 ± 30 50 ± 14
J2 (Mean ± SD) 84 ± 39 65 ± 31 9.0 ± 5.6 78 ± 46 111 ± 60 10.4 ± 8.4 37 ± 31 28 ± 19
J3 (Mean ± SD) - - - - 14.8 ± 13.2 26 ± 14 21 ± 11
N of IJVs 45 45 52   24 66 10 10
Body weight (kg) (Mean ± SD) - 75.3 ± 15.8   - -
(range) - -   63-100.5 -
Age (years) (Mean ± SD) 36.9 ± 11.8 37 ± 11   - 27.5 ± 5.0 -
(range) - -   30-86 - 23-42
Authors Kantarci et al. [28] Bellazzini et al. [50]   Suarez et al. [25] Zamboni et al. [24] Zamboni et al. [20]
Internal Jugular Veins (IJVs) AP diameter (mm)
Segment Right 0° Right 60° Left 0° Left 60°
J2 (Mean ± SD) 8.5 ± 2.7 9.1 ± 2.8 7.8 ± 2.7 8.2 ± 2.8
N of IJVs 100 100
Body weight (kg) (Mean) 65.6
(range) 32–108
Age (years) (Mean) 55.7
(range) 21–89
Authors Lorchirachoonkul et al. [19]