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]
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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.
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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] .
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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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Primary resection of Kommerell diverticulum and left subclavian artery transfer.
(b) Debranching graft's proximal anastomosis was performed end to side to right common carotid artery; graft's carotid leg was anastomosed to left common carotid artery end to end; graft's left subclavian artery leg was anastomosed to the left subclavian artery end to side; and left subclavian artery was simply ligated proximally.
A vascular filling defect is noted in the region extending from the left internal jugular vein to the left subclavian vein, and the venous lumina are filled with dense soft tissue (arrowhead).
This immediately causes the vascular ring created by the aberrant left subclavian artery, right-sided aorta, and PDA to spring open, releasing pressure on the esophagus.
Compared with the above mentioned literatures, in the present study, from three cadavers, it originated from arch of aorta in between the left common carotid artery and the left subclavian artery and in two cadavers it passed through transverse foramen of C5 vertebra.
Especially infants with arch hypoplasia distal to the left subclavian artery which is encountered more often than not may benefit from SFA.
Operator tried to canulate left subclavian artery(LSA), but unsuccessful.
A 52-year-old patient whose sole complaint was shoulder pain and who was subsequently diagnosed with a left subclavian artery aneurysm is presented.
"Of those 41 stab wounds, 17 were caused as he tried to defend himself while three of them proved to be fatal, two in the lungs and one in the left subclavian vein," she said.
A 40 cc, 7.5F IABP catheter is then inserted over the gidewire using sheathless technique and the actual inflatable portion of the IABP is positioned to lie in the proximal descending aorta distal to the left subclavian artery and then secured manually with a 2-0 silk ligature to the vein graft (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).
Found in Otzi's left shoulder in 2001, the stone arrowhead has long been thought to have caused the prehistoric man's death, fatally severing his left subclavian artery, Discovery News reported.