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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Left subclavian artery aneurysm: two cases of rare congenital etiology.
We are of the view that the accurate prospective radiological reporting of this anomaly is important, especially in the context of endovascular stent procedures of aortic arch lesions, as the left subclavian artery perfusion would in such cases depend on the subclavian steal phenomenon from a normal left vertebral artery.
The right subclavian vein was of much smaller calibre than the left subclavian vein.
Subsequently, grayscale ultrasound and spectral Doppler examination of the upper extremities were also done which showed thrombi of the right external jugular vein, left subclavian vein, and left brochiocephalic vein.
This diverticulum is in fact a dilation of the origin of the aberrant left subclavian artery.
Answer to case of the month #87: Pulmonary mucormycosis with angioinvasion of the left subclavian artery.
Since we could not advance any catheter and guidewires retrogradely from the descending to the ascending aorta, radial artery puncture was performed and a catheter was placed antegradely at the distal of the left subclavian artery.
Pre-stent deployment thoracic aortography confirmed a large contained thoracic aorta pseudo-aneurysm originating just below the origin of the left subclavian artery (LSA) (Fig.
Possible radiographic catheter tip positions were divided according to Figure 1 into eight zones--(1) right atrium, (2) caudal third of SCV, (3) cranial two thirds of SCV or brachiocephalic veins, (4) intrathoracic part of right subclavian vein, (5) intrathoracic part of left subclavian vein, (6) right internal jugular vein, (7) left internal jugular vein and (8) other position.
She had an excellent result from left subclavian angioplasty with, as the article states, complete resolution of her symptoms.
A 28 x 7-cm endoluminal Excluder endoprosthesis was placed with the proximal end at the level of the take-off of the left subclavian artery.