metatarsal vein


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Noun1.metatarsal vein - dorsal and plantar branches of veins serving the metatarsal region of the footmetatarsal vein - dorsal and plantar branches of veins serving the metatarsal region of the foot
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"
foot, human foot, pes - the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint; "his bare feet projected from his trousers"; "armored from head to foot"
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The cockatoo was intubated with a 4.5-mm Cole tube, and a 24-gauge catheter was placed in the right medial metatarsal vein. The bird was positioned in sternal recumbency, and the CT was performed with a 16-slice Toshiba Aquilion machine (Canon Medical Systems, Tustin, CA, USA); technique factors included kVp 120, mAs modulated (range 80-120), with 240-mm calibrated field and a 512 x 512 matrix.
First of all, lower limb venography was performed under DSA (DSA, GE Innova 3100, USA) by injecting contrast media via dorsal metatarsal vein to determine the extent of the thrombus and the approach to place vena cava filter.
A 3.5-cm elliptical incision was made medially over the left intertarsal joint with care taken to avoid the medial metatarsal vein, which was reflected craniolaterally away from the surgical field.
The right medial metatarsal vein was catheterized with a 23-gauge butterfly catheter.
A blood sample was collected for complete blood count (CBC), plasma biochemical analysis, and 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health, Lansing, MI, USA) from the jugular or medial metatarsal vein. Results from initial blood tests showed all 3 seriema chicks were deficient in vitamin [D.sub.3], had mildly elevated creatine kinase levels, and were hyperglycemic; total calcium and ionized calcium concentrations were unremarkable (Table 1).
Blood samples were obtained from the medial metatarsal vein for a complete blood cell count (CBC) and select plasma biochemical analysis and serum protein electrophoresis.