brachiocephalic


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Related to brachiocephalic: brachiocephalic vein, brachiocephalic trunk

bra·chi·o·ce·phal·ic

 (brā′kē-ō-sə-făl′ĭk, brăk′ē-)
adj.
Of or involving the arm and head.

brachiocephalic

(ˌbreɪkɪəsɪˈfælɪk)
adj
(Anatomy) of, relating to, or supplying the arm and head: brachiocephalic artery.
Translations

bra·chi·o·ce·phal·ic

a. braquiocefálico, rel. a la cabeza y al brazo.
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This prospective, multi-centre, single-arm, open-label, 13-site study will enroll 129 male and female patients, 18 to 80 years old, who require creation of new brachiocephalic fistula.
If not feasible, then a brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula followed by a basilic vein transposition should be created in the non-dominant arm.
Normal structures in the prevascular compartment include the thymus, fat, lymph nodes and the left brachiocephalic vein.
Arch of aorta (AOA) is the continuation of ascending aorta, and usually, it gives three branches, namely, from right to left, brachiocephalic trunk, left common carotid artery (LCCA), and left subclavian artery (LSCA).
Before and after gadopentetate dimeglumine (Magnevist, Schering, Germany) was injected into the right brachiocephalic vein, coronal oblique T1W-TSE-SPIR were performed with the contrast agent administrated with 0.
Using the brachiocephalic fistula as a first approach of choice in older adult patients who are late making a decision on access type or those with short life expectancy should be considered (Lazarides, Georgiadis, Antoniou, & Staramos, 2007).
Quantitative image analysis was performed on axial CT images at five predefined anatomical levels: 1) ascending aorta in proximity of the aortic valve; 2) aortic arch at the origin of brachiocephalic trunk; 3) thoracic descending aorta at the level of pulmonary trunk; 4) aorta at the level of diaphragm; 5) abdominal aorta at the level of the renal arteries.
Dialyzing with an AVF, either brachiocephalic or radiocephalic; no central venous catheters, arteriovenous grafts, or femoral AVFs--due to differences in access flows and vessel quality;
In the upper extremities, these areas include the subclavian vein at the costoclavicular junction and the left brachiocephalic vein as it crosses a relatively fixed, pulsatile fulcrum of brachiocephalic artery and aorta.