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Future directions for ultrasound-guided central venous access

O'Leary, Ronan; Bodenham, Andrew

European Journal of Anaesthesiology (EJA): May 2011 - Volume 28 - Issue 5 - p 327–328
doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e328343b148
Invited commentaries

From the Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK

Correspondence to Andrew Bodenham, Department of Anaesthesia, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK Tel: +44 113 3926672; fax: +44 113 3922645; e-mail:

This Invited Commentary accompanies the following articles:

♦ Maecken T, Marcon C, Bomas S, et al. Relationship of the internal jugular vein to the common carotid artery: implications for ultrasound-guided vascular access. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2011; 28:351–355.

♦ Kim I-S, Kang S-S, Park J-H, et al. Impact of sex, age and BMI on depth and diameter of the infraclavicular axillary vein when measured by ultrasonography. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2011; 28: 346–350.

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