brachial veins

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brach·i·al veins

[TA]
venae comitantes of the brachial artery which empty into the axillary vein.
Synonym(s): venae brachiales [TA]

brach·i·al veins

(brā'kē-ăl vānz)
Venae comitantes of the brachial artery which empty into the axillary vein.

brachial veins

Either of a pair of veins that accompany the brachial artery into the upper arm (as venae comitantes) and then empty into the axillary vein.
See also: vein
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[9] evaluated an US-guided approach to percutaneous deep brachial vein or basilic vein cannulation in 101 Emergency Department (ED) patients with difficult IV access.
A bedside compression venous ultrasound of the right upper extremity that included the brachial veins, the axillary vein, the subclavian vein, and the internal jugular vein was performed revealing a distended, incompressible right subclavian vein which contained a visible intraluminal thrombus.
A Doppler ultrasound of the right upper limb showed thrombosis of the right axillary, subclavian vein, and brachial veins (Figures 1 and 2), following which he was started on intravenous (IV) unfractionated heparin.
An ultrasound of the right arm revealed thrombosis in basilic and brachial veins, and he was started on enoxaparin 1 mg/kg Subq twice a day for treatment of suppurative thrombophlebitis.
Right axillary, cephalic, basilic and brachial veins are patent but very slow flow seen without any clot".