brachiocephalic


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Related to brachiocephalic: brachiocephalic vein, brachiocephalic trunk

brachiocephalic

 [bra″ke-o-sĕ-fal´ik]
pertaining to the upper limb and the head.

bra·chi·o·ce·phal·ic

(brā'kē-ō-se-fal'ik),
Relating to both arm and head.

brachiocephalic

/bra·chio·ce·phal·ic/ (bra″ke-o-sĕ-fal´ik) pertaining to the arm and head.

brachiocephalic

(brā′kē-ō-sə-făl′ĭk, brăk′ē-)
adj.
Of or involving the arm and head.

brachiocephalic

relating to the arm and head.

bra·chi·o·ce·phal·ic

(brā'kē-ō-se-fal'ik)
Relating to both arm and head.

brachiocephalic

pertaining to the proximal forelimb and head.
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The thrombus from the left brachiocephalic vein also contained these atypical cells but the paratracheal hematoma did not.
This deposit seemed to be a major thrombus in the right brachiocephalic vein, although the patient had no symptoms of thrombosis and had never experienced thrombotic events (Fig.
AV access creations as a result of the conversion project includes 13 radiocephalic fistulas, eight brachiocephalic fistulas, and four transposed basilic vein fistulas (Table 4).
After a discussion with the surgeon, it was decided that we should explore the left brachiocephalic vein.
It covers material most likely to be in the exam, including vascular biology, vasculitis and connective tissue disease, upper extremity arterial disease (including Raynaud Syndrome), chronic venous and lymphatic disease, thrombophilia, venous thromboembolism, arterial and venous testing in the laboratory, perioperative management, leg ulcerations and clinical evaluation of lower extremities, treatment of peripheral arterial disease, acute arterial disorders, aortic dissection, renal and mesenteric artery disease, carotid artery disease and stroke, endovascular techniques, diseases of the aorta, angioplasty and stenting, therapy for brachiocephalic vessels, possible complications and strange or unusual diseases.
The compressive symptoms, however, worsened over the first 4 days following treatment start, requiring, initially, stent insertion in the SVC and, subsequently, the left brachiocephalic vein.
The superior pericardial recess is usually caudad to the aortic arch, but sometimes extends cephalad and rightward into the right paratracheal region between the brachiocephalic vessels and the trachea, even in patients without pericardial effusion.
It then continues up under the left brachiocephalic vein, feeding into the venous circulation at or near the junction of the internal jugular and left subclavian veins at the base of the neck (4).
Plaque areas in the aortas, measured by the en face method, and in the brachiocephalic arteries, measured histopathologically, were significantly increased in the SWCNT-treated mice.
Divergent effects of matrix metal loproteinases 3, 7, 9, and 12 on atherosclerotic plaque stability in mouse brachiocephalic arteries.
This is what every surgeon would love to do in treating an ascending aortic dissection: They would treat a limited tear in the proximal ascending aorta above the aortic valve that ended above the brachiocephalic vessels.