axillary artery


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Related to axillary artery: axillary vein, brachial artery, subclavian artery
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Noun1.axillary artery - the part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the armpit and is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery belowaxillary artery - the part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the armpit and is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery below
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
armpit, axilla, axillary cavity, axillary fossa - the hollow under the arm where it is joined to the shoulder; "they were up to their armpits in water"
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In some cases, bleeding sites were supplied by nonbronchial systemic arteries/collaterals, which included branches of the internal mammary artery, thyrocervical trunk, inferior phrenic artery, subclavian artery, axillary artery, extrathoracic artery, and superior intercostals.
High origin of a superficial ulnar artery arising from the axillary artery: anatomy, embryology, clinical significance and a review ofthe literature.
Two years ago, she had undergone PTA and Stent deployment to right axillary artery using 7 x 60 mm complete SE iliac Medtronic stent and abdominal aorta was stented using 14 x 80 cm COOK ZILVER 635 and 14 x 60 cm COOK ZILVER 635 two self-expanding stents, which was expanded up to 9 mm.
The catheter pathways were as follows: Right femoral vein → inferior vena cava → right atrium → atrial septal defect → left atrium → left ventricle → aorta, and right axillary artery → right subclavian artery → ascending aorta.
The axillary artery was localized with ultrasound and the medial, ulnar, musculocutaneous and radial nerves were identified, for a needle approach of the plexus plane.
The arm which had to be operated upon was taken to 90 degrees of abduction and the forearm was taken to approximately 90 degrees of flexion, 1 ml of lidocaine injection was given after the operative field had been cleaned and axillary artery was palpated.
The variations in branching pattern of axillary artery are a rule rather than exception.
In the axilla there was considerable individual variation in the location of the median, radial and ulnar nerves in relation to the axillary artery. There was often more than one venous structure in this region, which was easily compressed by surface palpation.
The anterior circumflex humeral artery arises from the axillary artery about one centimeter distal to the inferior border of the pectoralis major and courses laterally along the inferior border of the subscapularis tendon.