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Trauma Image and Procedure 2018;3(2): 62-64.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.24184/tip.2018.3.2.62    Published online November 30, 2018.
Nonsurgical Management of Traumatic Internal Jugular Vein Rupture Using Direct Compression
Chan Yong Park1, Woo Sung Kang1, Sang Hyun Seo2, Sung Nam Moon2
1Department of Trauma Surgery, Wonkwang University, Jeonbuk, Korea
2Department of Radiology, Wonkwang University, Jeonbuk, Korea
Correspondence  Chan Yong Park ,Tel: 82-63-859-2602, Fax: 82-63-859-2029, Email: wkafyddl@hanmail.net
Submitted: October 22, 2018  Accepted after revision: October 29, 2018
Abstract
The internal jugular vein (IJV) very rarely gets ruptured by blunt trauma and is usually surgically repaired. Here, we report a case of successful nonsurgical treatment using external compression in patient with ruptured left IJV with multifocal active bleeding in neck computed tomography.
Keywords: Internal jugular vein; Blunt trauma; Non-operative treatment; External compression; Active bleeding
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