subclavian vein

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sub·cla·vi·an vein

[TA]
the direct continuation of the axillary vein at the lateral border of the first rib; it passes medially to join the internal jugular vein and form the brachiocephalic vein on each side.
Synonym(s): vena subclavia [TA]

subclavian vein

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

subclavian vein

the continuation of the axillary vein in the upper body, extending from the lateral border of the first rib to the sternal end of the clavicle, where it joins the internal jugular to form the brachiocephalic vein. It usually contains a pair of valves near its junction with the internal jugular vein. The subclavian vein receives deoxygenated blood from the external jugular vein and, on the left side, at the junction with the internal jugular vein, receives lymph from the thoracic duct. On the right side, at the corresponding junction, it receives lymph from the right lymphatic duct.
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Subclavian vein

sub·cla·vi·an vein

(sŭb-klā'vē-ăn vān) [TA]
The direct continuation of the axillary vein at the lateral border of the first rib; it passes medially to join the internal jugular vein and form the brachiocephalic vein on each side.
Synonym(s): vena subclavia [TA] .
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Second, their target is the subclavian vein which is located deeper than our target point.
Supraclavicular subclavian vein catheterization: the forgotten central line.
Lymph then flows into the venous circulation via the right subclavian vein (12).
Cannulation by the right subclavian vein was associated with the highest risk of malposition, 9.
The scalenus anticus muscle, which inserts on the scalene tubercle of the first rib, divides the costoclavicular space into two compartments: the anteromedial compartment, which contains the subclavian vein, and the scalene triangle, which is bounded by the scalenus anticus anteriorly, the scalenus medius posteriorly, and the first rib inferiorly and contains the subclavian artery and brachial plexus.
Subclavian vein catheterizations: A prospective study--Part 1: Non-infectious complications.
Balloon angioplasty was also performed to treat the residual mural thrombus and persistent stenosis in the axillary and subclavian veins.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of passive leg elevation and Trendelenburg position on the cross-sectional area (CSA) of the internal jugular (IJ) and subclavian veins (SCV).
16,10,18,20) The site of thrombus formation in UEDVT is most often the subclavian vein (18-69%), followed by the axillary (5-42%), internal jugular (8-29%), and brachial (4-13%) veins.