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brachiocephalic

 [bra″ke-o-sĕ-fal´ik]
pertaining to the upper limb and the head.
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bra·chi·o·ce·phal·ic

(brā'kē-ō-se-fal'ik),
Relating to both arm and head.
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brachiocephalic

(brā′kē-ō-sə-făl′ĭk, brăk′ē-)
adj.
Of or involving the arm and head.
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bra·chi·o·ce·phal·ic

(brā'kē-ō-se-fal'ik)
Relating to both arm and head.
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Another reason for this preference was that the distal end of this tubular graft could be selected as 10 mm instead of 16 mm, meaning that chimney graft would occupy less area in the ascending aorta and could attach to the brachiocephalic artery at proximal.
Hemodialysis catheter malposition induced by a brachiocephalic vein stenosed stent.
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The condition is more prevalent in dogs with loose jowls, droolers and slobberers, and those with deeper lip and skin folds on their faces, like brachiocephalic dogs.
Despite the close proximity of the dislocated head to the brachiocephalic artery (FIGURE 1B-1D), there was no vascular injury.
Fluid resistance values applied to time- variable simulation [14] Vessel Resistance (mmHg/L/min) Brachiocephalic 182.7 Left Common Carotid 230.7 Left Subclavian 878.6 219 Descending Aorta 25.85
This prospective, multi-centre, single-arm, open-label, 13-site study will enroll 129 male and female patients, 18 to 80 years old, who require creation of new brachiocephalic fistula.
If not feasible, then a brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula followed by a basilic vein transposition should be created in the non-dominant arm.
Physical exam was notable for a thin male with pleuritic chest pain on deep inspiration, slightly diminished heart sounds, no jugular venous distention, and a left brachiocephalic fistula with a palpable thrill.
For histological examinations, a perfusion at a pressure of 100 mm Hg with the fixative MorFFFix[R] (Morphisto, Frankfurt am Main, Germany) was performed followed by excision of the carotid arteries, brachiocephalic artery, and aorta including the renal arteries.
A variety of rare complications such as perforation of the left brachiocephalic vein and massive hemothorax, chylothorax, internal mammary artery malposition of catheter, and inadvertent placement of a CVC in the left pericardiophrenic vein have been reported previously [5-8].