subclavian artery


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sub·cla·vi·an ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, right from brachiocephalic, left from arch of aorta; branches, vertebral, thyrocervical trunk, internal thoracic; costocervical trunk, descending scapular; it continues as the axillary artery after crossing the first rib.
Synonym(s): arteria subclavia [TA]

subclavian artery

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

subclavian artery

one of a pair of arteries passing under the clavicle that vary in origin, course, and the height to which they rise in the neck but have six similar main branches supplying the vertebral column, spinal cord, ear, and brain. See also left subclavian artery, right subclavian artery.

sub·cla·vi·an ar·te·ry

(sŭb-klā'vē-ăn ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, right from brachiocephalic, left from arch of aorta; branches, vertebral, thyrocervical trunk, internal thoracic; costocervical trunk, descending scapular; it continues as the axillary artery after crossing the first rib.
Synonym(s): arteria subclavia [TA] .

subclavian artery

A short length of the major artery that branches from the aorta on the left side and from the innominate artery on the right side and continues as the axillary artery to supply the arm. The subclavian arteries also supply the brain via their vertebral branches.
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Ifthe aberrant subclavian artery is located behind the esophagus (80%), the patient may present with dysphagia to solids or liquids.
7%), external carotid artery, internal carotid artery, and thyrocervical trunk and may have duplicate origins either from the aortic arch and subclavian artery.
Post procedural Aortogram showed well dilated coarct segment and preserved flow to left Subclavian artery.
Our patient had upper extremity pain, intermittent pulse deficits, and pseudohypotension that may be due to right subclavian artery occlusion.
The largest branch of the subclavian artery, which appeared to be its continuation, was the thoracic artery and had a short and thick body.
These included the proximal common carotid (2), the first part of the subclavian artery (1) and the second part of the subclavian artery (2).
Surgery for dysphagia lusoria can be indicated to prevent progression of symptoms into adulthood8; options include division of the ligamentum arteriosum to loosen the vascular ring and re-implantation of the aberrant subclavian artery.
Subclavian artery stenosis is characterized by partial or complete blood flow obstruction, the main cause being atherosclerosis.
When we examined the patients, we found that thrombosis was frequently localized above the aortic valve and left subclavian artery in patients who ended up with mortality (Table 1).
When left internal mammary artery (LIMA) is used as conduit for left anterior descendent artery (LAD), stenosis of the subclavian artery, proximal to the origin of the LIMA reverse the flow in the LIMA and steal blood from the coronary circulation causing myocardial ischemia.
A 52-year-old patient whose sole complaint was shoulder pain and who was subsequently diagnosed with a left subclavian artery aneurysm is presented.