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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The subclavian arteries extended sideways, and gave rise to the sternoclavicular artery, thoracic artery, axillary artery, intercostal artery, and the major coracoid artery.
Less common manifestations include atrial septal defects, patent ductus arteriosus, and anomalous subclavian arteries.
It covered the orifice of the brachiocephalic, left common carotid and the left subclavian arteries.
Computed tomography angiography of the aorta and its branches revealed nonspecific aortoarteritis characterized by diffuse wall thickening with significant luminal narrowing involving brachiocephalic artery, bilateral common carotid artery, internal carotid artery, and bilateral subclavian arteries.
In addition, multifocal atherosclerotic plaques formation could be found in common carotid arteries, external carotid arteries, and subclavian arteries bilaterally.
Other all branches such as cranial and caudal branches that formed subclavian ansa and thin branches forming perivascular plexuses over their branches and right and left subclavian arteries were comply with the literature (Getty, 1975; Kalsey et al.
8-9] Phase contrast MRI can confirm the reversal of blood flow in the vertebral artery, and velocity-encoded cine phase contrast MRI can be used to quantify velocity and flow in the vertebral and subclavian arteries.