Sentence Examples


  • Venoarterial (V-A) bypass-The type of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation that provides both heart and lung support, using two tubes (one in the jugular vein and one in the carotid artery).
  • Venovenous (V-V) bypass-The type of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation that provides lung support only, using a tube inserted into the jugular vein.
  • In the V-V ECMO procedure, the surgeon places a plastic tube into the jugular vein through a small incision in the neck.
  • V-A ECMO requires the insertion of two tubes, one in the jugular and one in the carotid artery.
  • A common location for a permanent catheter is the external jugular vein in the neck.