This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition value of central landmark method for juguler vein catheterization
Sponsor Ankara University
Start date December 2012
End date September 2013
Trial size 30 participants
Trial identifier NCT01931969, CLM vs USG for RIJVC, CLMUSGRIJVC


This study is planned to compare right internal jugular vein catheterization entry points determined by ultrasound and the central landmark guided method, and the relationship of each with sternocleidomastoid muscle length and body mass index.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case-only
Time perspective prospective

Primary Outcomes

Success rate with the Central Landmark Method
time frame: 1 mounth

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 80 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: -patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery who needed to have internal jugular vein catheterization aged 18y or older- Exclusion Criteria: -previous neck surgery, burns, limited neck movement, diffuse goiter or bleeding problems

Additional Information

Official title Comparison of Internal Jugular Vein Catheterization Entry Points Determined by Ultrasonography Versus the Central Landmark Guided Method
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in August 2013.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Ankara University.