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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Complications of anomalous origin of the right subclavian artery: case report and review of the literature.
It was below the right subclavian artery and was compressing on trachea at the junction of right common carotid artery and right subclavian artery (Figure 2).
The right subclavian vein route was considered but contrast injection in right antecubital vein revealed absent right sided SVC.
Because of the shear effects of hypertension, aneurysm can form in left or right subclavian arteries6.
CE-MRA revealed 50% stenosis in the right subclavian artery and 55% stenosis in the left subclavian artery, with long-segment severe stenosis in the abdominal aorta extending into the proximal portion of the bilateral renal artery Mural irregularities and thickening with significant contrast enhancement in the vascular walls were observed on performing CE-MRI, with black blood T1-weighted sequence strongly suggesting vasculitis.
Our patient had a 5-year-old DDD cardiac pacemaker implanted via the right subclavian vein access instead of the left subclavian vein; however, there was no information regarding LSIVC and PLSVC concomitance from his previous hospital records.
A 25-year-old nurse surnamed Weng was reportedly in shock when she arrived at the hospital and suffered a rupture of her right subclavian artery and partial trachea rupture.
The first branch of the mirror arch is the left brachiocephalic artery, followed by the right common carotid artery and the right subclavian artery.
Aberrant right subclavian artery in fetuses with Down syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Fistulae between the subclavian artery and esophagus are extremely rare and anatomically possible in the presence of an anomalous right subclavian artery which arises from the proximal descending thoracic aorta and courses behind the esophagus to supply the right arm.
On chest radiograph, the catheter could be seen looping back and going upward at the junction of the right internal jugular vein and the right subclavian vein (Figure 1).
An arm venogram confirmed SVC obstruction, with severe stenosis at the right subclavian vein and partial obstruction of left subclavian vein with multiple collaterals.