subclavian artery

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subclavian artery

n.
A part of a major artery of the upper extremities or forelimbs that passes beneath the clavicle and is continuous with the axillary artery.

subcla′vian ar′tery


n.
either of a pair of large arteries that supply blood to the neck and arms.
[1680–90]
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Noun1.subclavian artery - either of two arteries that supply blood to the neck and armssubclavian artery - either of two arteries that supply blood to the neck and arms
clavicle, collarbone - bone linking the scapula and sternum
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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The right SVC drained the right subclavian vein and coursed along the right mediastinum and emptied into the LA, just superior to the right upper pulmonary vein, producing a large right-to-left shunt (Figure 2).
A mobile chest X-ray revealed the guidewire passing from the right subclavian vein, through the heart to the inferior vena cava (Fig.
Intrathoracic aneurysm of the right subclavian artery presenting with hoarseness: a case report.
In addition, there was thrombosis of the proximal parts of the right subclavian, brachiocephalic, and internal jugular veins (Figure 2).
In this article we represent a case and treatment of a metallic object penetrating to the right subclavian vein after trauma and migrating to heart.
The first branch from the aorta is the innominate artery, which separates into the right subclavian and right common carotid artery.
The differential diagnosis included an aberrant right subclavian artery, and a double aortic arch was suspected.
When it does occur, it is usually caused by an aberrant right subclavian artery (dysphagia lusoria); it can also occur as a result of a right-sided aorta, an aortic aneurysm, and left atrial enlargement.
A separate attempt was made using a right subclavian approach, but again it was not possible to obtain venepuncture, despite several attempts.
Lymph then flows into the venous circulation via the right subclavian vein (12).
She had a history of permanent transvenous DDD-R guidant multiprogrammed pacemaker implantation via right subclavian vein due to total AV block 8 years ago.
Physical examination revealed pallor, a healing surgical scar on her right knee, and a right subclavian Hickman catheter.