ulnar vein

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Noun1.ulnar vein - any of several veins of the forearmulnar vein - any of several veins of the forearm
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"
forearm - the part of the superior limb between the elbow and the wrist
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A 24-gauge intravenous catheter was placed in the right ulnar vein and crystalloid fluids were infused at a continuous rate of 10 mL/kg/h (total volume dispensed, 2 mL).
The system uses two, thin, flexible, magnetic catheters that are inserted into the ulnar artery and the ulnar vein in the arm.
A magnetic catheter is introduced into the ulnar vein via the brachial vein.