mshusband wrote:I think it's going to be very hard to convince a doctor to do a stent in the right Jugular. This is just my personal opinion though ...
The right Jugular basically has a direct route to the heart - unimpeded.
The left I would say is more safe ... but that's just my thought.
Angio may be the only way to deal with the right until vein approved stents come to market.
mshusband wrote:The left IJV ends at the left innominate and must make a right turn into there. This must then make another left turn into the superior vena cava ... so two turns before entering the heart (both at a greater angle than 45 degrees).
The right basically flows straight down into the right innominate which goes straight down (again) into the superior vena cava heart. All in one straight shot.
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