antecubital


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Related to antecubital: Antecubital fossa, antecubital space

antecubital

 [an″tĭ-ku´bĭ-t'l]
pertaining to the surface of the arm in front of the elbow.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·te·cu·bi·tal

(an'tē-kū'bi-tăl),
Anterior to the elbow.
[ante- + L. cubitum, elbow]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

an·te·cu·bi·tal

(an'tē-kyū'bi-tăl)
In front of the elbow.
[ante- + L. cubitum, elbow]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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In our case, leiomyoma has formed on antecubital fossa and after an i.v.
An approximately 4 cm oblique incision was made from proximal medial to distal lateral, centered over the palpated biceps tendon, beginning approximately 2 cm distal to the antecubital flexion crease.
A pre-procedure contrast injection through antecubital vein cannula on both sides under fluoroscope could serve the purpose.
Analysis of Results by Time Contracture Preop Early Postop % of early Patient Sex Age localization length length postop gain 1 M 3 Antecubital 4 7 75 2 F 3 Popliteal 2 3.5 75 F 5 Antecubital 3 5 66 4 M 6 Axilla 3 5.6 86.6 5 M 8 Thumb 3.5 6.8 94 6 M 9 Axilla 4 7 75 7 M 10 Oral Commis.
Cuando es la arteria radial la que no es adecuada para una FAV radiocefalica, otras transposiciones venosas posibles en el antebrazo son las de vena cefalica o basilica, dispuestas en forma de asa en la cara palmar del antebrazo, a la arteria radial proximal o humeral en la fosa antecubital (117).
DNA was isolated from cultures that had growth (donor axillae and both antecubital fossae swabs, patient A's blood, two isolates of patient B's platelet bag residual, and one control [an unrelated C.
The injection of a thinner in the antecubital region has been shown to cause electrophysiological axonal loss of the radial, ulnar, and median nerves (4).
Individuals who tested negative in the DBS sample analysis were approached again for collection of blood from the antecubital vein, using the same commercial kit.
The samples were collected using traditional methods of antecubital venepuncture, under aseptic conditions, at a temperature of 23-24[degrees]C and a controlled humidity of 40-50%.
They sought to examine 7 preanalytic practices that could reduce the hemolysis: (1) sample collection by a phlebotomist versus ED medical staff, (2) collection via straight stick versus intravenous (IV) line, (3) use of the antecubital versus other location, (4) syringe versus vacuum draw (IV only), (5) 21-gauge IV line or smaller versus larger sizes (IV draws only), (6) tourniquet time ([less than or equal to]1 minute versus longer), and (7) low partial vacuum tubes versus other tubes.
All healthcare staff who avoid placing the IV catheter in the antecubital fossa believing that they are decreasing the probability of an obstruction of the infusion when the patient bends their arm and draw blood thru it run the increased risk of hemolysis.