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What does SSN stand for?

SSN stands for Suprasternal Notch (anatomy)


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Incidentally, her globus hystericus was immediately and permanently relieved with one treatment of neural therapy using procaine and Spascupreel from Heel in intradermal wheels (quaddles) to her suprasternal notch and in a ring around her neck and over the dorsal processes of the associated cervical vertebrae.
But if you know the anatomy there's a way to do it: The arrow must hit right on top of the suprasternal notch, the dip at the top of the breastbone just below the Adam's apple.
For safe and successful subclavian vein cannulation via the infraclavicular route, the skin is punctured 2 to 3 cm caudal to the midpoint of the clavicle and thereafter it is advanced in an upward and inward direction towards the suprasternal notch.