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Table 1 Location of IJV in relation to CCA

From: Point-of-care ultrasound evaluation and puncture simulation of the internal jugular vein by medical students

  Right side of neck Left side of neck
N % CI N % CI
Anterior 31 31 (21.9–40.0) 36 36 (26.5–45.4)
Anterolateral 38 38 (28.4–47.5) 31 31 (21.9–40.0)
Lateral 10 10 (13.0–28.9) 1 1 (0.90–2.90)
Anteromedial 21 21 (4.1–15.80) 31 31 (21.9–40.0)
Medial 0    1 1 (0.90–2.90)
Posterior 0    0   
  1. IJV internal jugular vein, CCA common carotid artery, CI confidence interval