basilic vein


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Related to basilic vein: cephalic vein, brachial vein, Median cubital vein

basilic vein

[bə′sil·ik ′vān]
(anatomy)
The large superficial vein of the arm on the medial side of the biceps brachii muscle.
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One week later, a blood sample was obtained from the basilic vein for repeat CBC and viral testing to rule out viral disease as the underlying cause of the bird's lymphoproliferative disease.
The patient who experienced primary failure is being assessed for surgical suitability for a basilic vein transposition procedure (two previous AV access failures and a history of central stenosis), and the second patient is being assessed for a transposed basilic vein fistula, pending investigation of hypercoagulability (two previous AV access failures).
Marbofloxacin was injected at a dose of 2 mg/kg into the basilic vein, and blood was subsequently collected at regular intervals from each bird.
An illustration in the standard showing the location of the nerves and brachial artery reinforces the importance of selecting the basilic vein only when the safer median and cephalic veins cannot be found.
Butorphanol tartrate was administered once at a dose of 5 mg/kg in the basilic vein or pectoral muscles or as an oral solution delivered via feeding tube into the crop for the IV, IM, and PO studies, respectively.
The basilic vein, however, should be approached with trepidation.
A blood volume of 9 mL was drawn from the basilic vein of each chicken with a 25-gauge 1.
Venous ultrasound of the upper extremity showed an extensive thrombus involving the right subclavian, axillary, and basilic veins.