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Figure 4: Figure showing the medial (out-of-plane) approach or lateral in-plane approach. The target is the prevertebral fascia (arrows). SCM: Sternocleidomastoid muscle, LCa: Longus capitis muscle, LC: Longus colli muscle, AT: Anterior tubercle, T: Trachea, N-C6 nerve root, **internal jugular vein, solid line: Medial out-of-plane approach: Dotted line: Lateral in-plane approach. Reprinted with permission from Philip Peng Educational Series

Figure 4: Figure showing the medial (out-of-plane) approach or lateral in-plane approach. The target is the prevertebral fascia (arrows). SCM: Sternocleidomastoid muscle, LCa: Longus capitis muscle, LC: Longus colli muscle, AT: Anterior tubercle, T: Trachea, N-C6 nerve root, **internal jugular vein, solid line: Medial out-of-plane approach: Dotted line: Lateral in-plane approach. Reprinted with permission from Philip Peng Educational Series