subclavian artery

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subclavian artery

[′səb¦klā·vē·ən ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
The proximal part of the principal artery in the arm or forelimb.
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Congenital right subclavian artery aneurysm: a case report.
Patient 1 was diagnosed with a right hemispheric stroke following intracranial injections through a PICC in the right subclavian artery.
A CT of the chest was suggestive of a small haematoma in the right subclavian region.
Cardiac catheterization in conjunction with airbronchography showed a normal heart, an aberrant right subclavian artery, and a high bifurcation of the trachea at the level of the transverse aortic arch.
Given her history of a right internal jugular central line placement attempt and the subsequent hematoma in the location of the right subclavian and vertebral arteries, these pseudoaneu rysms were thought to be a complication of the central venous catheterization attempt.
Possible radiographic catheter tip positions were divided according to Figure 1 into eight zones--(1) right atrium, (2) caudal third of SCV, (3) cranial two thirds of SCV or brachiocephalic veins, (4) intrathoracic part of right subclavian vein, (5) intrathoracic part of left subclavian vein, (6) right internal jugular vein, (7) left internal jugular vein and (8) other position.
On the right side, the right lymphatic duct enters at the junction of the right internal jugular and right subclavian veins, but this duct only drains lymph from the right side of the head and neck, the right upper limb, and the right half of the thoracic cavity.
3) Catheter type Hohn/Triple-lumen (%) 9 (53) 48 (59) Portacath/Life Port (%) 8 (47) 33 (41) Stage of disease I/II (%) 2 (12) 18 (22) III/IV (%) 15 (88) 63 (78) Prior central lines (%) 4 (24) 30 (37) Prior pneumothorax (%) 1 (6) 0 (-) Prior chest surgery (%) 3 (18) 1 (1) (b) Pleural effusion (%) 0 (-) 3 (4) Adenopathy (%) 0 (-) 4 (5) Pulmonary metastases (%) 2 (12) 5 (6) Catheter placement Right subclavian (%) 7 (41) 35 (43) Left subclavian (%) 9 (53) 46 (57) Failed (%) 1 (6) Mean No of attempts (SD) Left side (n = 10/36) 3.
Ultrasound Color Doppler of the extra cranial arteries showed an intimal thickening interesting essentially the right subclavian artery.
At age 20, she had a transvenous DDD PPM inserted through the right subclavian vein (the patient was left-handed).
Aright-sided fistula, which is rare, would follow a similar course, but pass underneath the right subclavian artery before ascending in the neck.