brachial artery

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Noun1.brachial artery - the main artery of the upper armbrachial artery - the main artery of the upper arm; a continuation of the axillary artery; bifurcates into the radial and ulnar arteries at the elbow
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
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Surgery usually is not required unless the dislocation is open, associated brachial artery injury or associated fracture that does not realign satisfactorily after closed reduction [12,14] In our case as we failed to achieve closed reduction with multiple attempts of gentle manipulation, we needed to do ORIF.
Herein, we report a case presenting with wrist pain mimicking de Quervain's syndrome diagnosed as subacute brachial artery thrombosis due to factor II gene mutation.
Secondly, aortic angiography via the right brachial artery, after the proximal stent graft was partially deployed, is also an important assistant procedure to reconfirm the position of the fenestration [Figure 1]c.
Endothelial function was assessed noninvasively by means of a brachial artery ultrasound probe (GE Medical Systems, Vivid I Ultrasound, Israel) and Doppler ultrasonography, using an instrument equipped with a 7- to 12-MHz high-resolution linear probe (L12-3, GE Medical Systems, Israel).
Upper extremity arterial duplex showed patent stent in the left axillary artery and brachial artery.
In typical cases, the ulnar artery is the larger terminal branch of the brachial artery.
The women underwent brachial artery ultrasound to assess brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD), a preclinical disease marker that has been linked to clinical outcomes.
Many authors in the 19th and even in the 20th century did not distinguish between the superficial brachial artery (which is an embryological precursor of the BrA) and the BrA itself.
After a 15-min rest period, high-resolution brachial artery ultrasound was performed to measure BAD with a 10-MHz linear-array transducer and a Terason 2000 ultrasound (Teratech Corporation, Burlington, MA, USA) with electrocardiogram-gated image acquisition at end diastole.
The coracobrachialis muscle in both upper limbs (right & left) was exposed after dissection according to the instructions by Cunningham's manual of practical anatomy to observe any variation in insertion or any abnormal slip from the muscle & its relation with median nerve & brachial artery.
4) A 53-year-old woman experienced transient ischemic attacks 3 weeks after placement of a PICC into the right brachial artery.