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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We were able to deploy three stents in the right subclavian artery in our patient.
A Kommerell diverticulum can be present in different anomalies of the aortic arch; either in a right aortic arch with an aberrant left subclavian artery or a left aortic arch with an aberrant right subclavian artery.
The aberrant right subclavian artery (arteria lusoria): The morphological and clinical aspects of one of the most important variations--A systematic study of 141 reports.
In addition, in our case, aortic dissection extended to the brachiocephalic trunk, closing down and occluding the ostium of the right subclavian artery.
(6) The innominate artery subsequently branches into the right common carotid artery and the right subclavian artery.
Subsequently, Doppler ultrasonography (USG) of neck was advised to find the cause of SVC syndrome, which revealed intraluminal thrombus in the right internal jugular, right subclavian and visualised extent of right brachiocephalic vein with no significant flow (figure 4)
The objective of this report is to review the association between an aberrant right subclavian artery (SCA) identified on preoperative imaging and an NRILN identified intraoperatively during thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
Right common carotid artery and right subclavian artery were seen originating as the first and second branches of arch, respectively.
Dysphagia lusoria, coined in 1789 from the root for "natural abnormality," (5) is caused by an aberrant right subclavian artery, which persists because of abnormal involution of the right fourth aortic arch during embryogenesis (6) (Figure 1).
2-l) on the cranial side was formed perivascular plexuses over right subclavian artery and their branches on right and left sides.
The primary outcome of fluoroscopy time was found to be significantly longer for the RRA than the LRA, which may be attributable to right subclavian tortuosity that impeded the procedure.