subclavian artery

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sub·cla·vi·an ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, right from brachiocephalic, left from arch of aorta; branches, vertebral, thyrocervical trunk, internal thoracic; costocervical trunk, descending scapular; it continues as the axillary artery after crossing the first rib.
Synonym(s): arteria subclavia [TA]

subclavian artery

n.
A part of a major artery of the upper extremities or forelimbs that passes beneath the clavicle and is continuous with the axillary artery.

subclavian artery

one of a pair of arteries passing under the clavicle that vary in origin, course, and the height to which they rise in the neck but have six similar main branches supplying the vertebral column, spinal cord, ear, and brain. See also left subclavian artery, right subclavian artery.

sub·cla·vi·an ar·te·ry

(sŭb-klā'vē-ăn ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, right from brachiocephalic, left from arch of aorta; branches, vertebral, thyrocervical trunk, internal thoracic; costocervical trunk, descending scapular; it continues as the axillary artery after crossing the first rib.
Synonym(s): arteria subclavia [TA] .

subclavian artery

A short length of the major artery that branches from the aorta on the left side and from the innominate artery on the right side and continues as the axillary artery to supply the arm. The subclavian arteries also supply the brain via their vertebral branches.
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4,5) A 15-year-old male had a PICC in the right subclavian artery 10 days before he developed acute left-facial and upper-extremity paresis and imaging evidence of a right basal ganglia and internal capsule infarction.
The right subclavian vein approach has significantly more cannulation failure rates than the left subclavian vein approach (25); therefore, left subclavian vein central line placement should be performed unless contraindicated.
The right internal jugular vein was the most common puncture site (63%), followed by the right subclavian (18%) and right external jugular (8.
Initially, percutaneous access of the right subclavian vein was obtained and 2 guide wires were placed in the subpulmonic ventricle (morphologic left ventricle) via the baffle in anticipation of DDD ICD placement after laser lead extraction.
New central access was obtained via the right subclavian vein, and aspiration of air was attempted, without success.
Venography revealed total occlusion of both left internal jugular vein and brachiocephalic vein, while normal flow of right subclavian vein was detected.
We report an unusual case of iatrogenic hemorrhage during a tracheostomy in a patient whose right subclavian artery had been displaced by a cervical rib.
In the ty pe with mirror branching, the first branch of the arch is the left innominate artery, which is followed by the right carotid and the right subclavian artery (Fig 2).
Using a percutaneous left femoral artery approach, 50 U/kg heparin was given intravenously and 5F multipurpose catheter was advanced into the right subclavian artery.
In contrast, the right recurrent laryngeal nerve loops under the right subclavian artery before ascending to innervate the larynx (Figure 5).
The left branch courses as previously described, while the right branch terminates into the right subclavian vein with the right lymphatic duct.