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subclavian

 [sub-kla´ve-an]
below the clavicle.
subclavian steal syndrome cerebral or brainstem ischemia resulting from diversion of blood flow from the basilar artery to the subclavian artery, in the presence of occlusive disease of the proximal portion of the subclavian artery.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sub·cla·vi·an

(sŭb-klā'vē-ăn),
1. Below the clavicle. Synonym(s): infraclavicular
2. Pertaining to the subclavian artery or vein.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

subclavian

(sŭb-klā′vē-ən) Anatomy
adj.
1. Situated beneath the clavicle.
2. Of or relating to a subclavian part.
3. Of or relating to the subclavian artery or vein.
n.
A subclavian structure, such as a nerve or muscle.
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subclavian

1. Situated below or under the CLAVICLE.
2. Pertaining to the subclavian artery or vein.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Subclavian

Located beneath the collarbone (clavicle).
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Parallel grafting method, which has been initiated with subclavian artery for the supraaortic main branches has been introduced especially in emergency patients to involve all arcus branches over time (2).
The permanent HD catheter could be inserted into the internal jugular, subclavian, femoral veins and the inferior vena cava.
It was below the right subclavian artery and was compressing on trachea at the junction of right common carotid artery and right subclavian artery (Figure 2).
CT angiography of the chest showed coarctation of aorta at the level of ductusarteriosus with 6 x 6 cm aneurysm of second part of the right subclavian artery.
Pacemaker lead was advanced through subclavian vein but its course was unusual.
Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (CE-MRA) revealed 50% segmental stenosis in the right subclavian artery and 55% stenosis in the left subclavian artery (Figure 1).
In 14 (28%) cases, behind the 1st part of subclavian artery a ganglion was seen as an irregular mass with constrictions (Fig.
Computed tomography of the left shoulder showed a bony lesion involving the left clavicle protruding in the posteroinferior direction, adhering to the coracoid process of the scapula; the subclavian artery was located under the tumor (Figures 1(c) and 1(d)).
Fistulae between the subclavian artery and esophagus are extremely rare and anatomically possible in the presence of an anomalous right subclavian artery which arises from the proximal descending thoracic aorta and courses behind the esophagus to supply the right arm.
On chest radiograph, the catheter could be seen looping back and going upward at the junction of the right internal jugular vein and the right subclavian vein (Figure 1).