cephalic vein

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Related to cephalic vein: brachial vein, axillary vein, basilic vein
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Noun1.cephalic vein - a large vein of the arm that empties 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"
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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Blood samples were drawn from cephalic vein in anticoagulant EDTA vacutainers (BD, USA).
Autologous Arteriovenous Fistula (AAVF) is the common vascular access created for haemodialysis, commonly done in upper limb at wrist between Radial artery and cephalic vein creating a venous hood on Radial artery.
This was most likely due to less concern for saving cephalic vein by persons initially managing these cases in our hospitals.
An 18gauge IV cannula was inserted into the cephalic vein at the left wrist, and connected to a bag of Hartmann's solution.
The patency rate was highest in radiocephalic type of AVF because this anastomosis is done in the anatomical snuff box at the wrist of the hand, in which the radial artery and cephalic vein are close by.
Subcutaneous fat and brachial fascia was incised along the same line and care was taken to protect the cephalic vein.
The device is inserted in a peripheral vein in the arm such as the cephalic vein, basilic vein, or brachial vein.
This is an illustration of the limitations of current implantation techniques utilising anatomically or fluoroscopyguided subclavian puncture (when the cephalic vein is unsuitable) without ultrasound guidance.
In the preoperative area, the design of the radial forearm free flap (RFFF) is completed taking into account the necessity for a tube-in-tube design, and the marking of the radial artery and cephalic vein (see Figure 1A).
s most recent admission, she had a 22-gauge IV catheter placed in a small branch of the median cephalic vein located on her left forearm.
We observed that after sublingual dosing with BPA at these doses, plasma BPA concentrations in the jugular vein were higher and more variable than corresponding concentrations in the cephalic vein during the first 60 min and 15 min after dosing, respectively [see Supplemental Material, Figure S1 (http://dx.