brachial vein


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Noun1.brachial vein - two veins in either arm that accompany the brachial artery and empty into the axillary vein
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Removal of the thrombus via an 8 Fr catheter inserted through the left brachial vein and left internal jugular vein dilation with a 6 mm balloon resulted in a 50% reduction of the complete left subclavian vein occlusion.
Other venous thromboses reported in the literature so far include internal jugular vein thrombosis, intracranial cerebral vein thrombosis, ovarian vein thrombosis, extrahepatic vein thrombosis, brachial vein thrombosis, and azygos vein thrombosis.
Transposition of the brachial vein: a new source for autologous arteriovenous fistulas.
The blood sample (5 ml) was taken from the brachial vein. The blood sample was left in a tube in a standing position at room temperature for two hours to allow a clot to form, and then the clot was spun down by centrifugation at 3,400 rpm for three minutes, after which the serum was taken.
During the first phase of the study, 30 clinically healthy adult pigeons were fasted overnight before aseptic collection of 1-2 mL blood via a 26-gauge needle in the brachial vein. Blood glucose concentrations were measured using the handheld glucometer, and the remainder of the blood was placed in tubes containing lithium heparin.