VG - CCA

  1. Linear guide
    an imaginary line extending from the sternoclavicular articulation to the anterior lobe of the ear
  2. Anatomical guide
    the artery is located along the posterior medial border of the lower third of the sternocleidomastoid muscle
  3. Place of incision
    supraclavicular incision (aka anterior lateral) the transverse incision is made along the superior margin of the medial one-third of the clavicle
Author
lecaly
ID
131035
Card Set
VG - CCA
Description
Common Carotid Artery
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