deep palmar arch


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deep palmar arch

[′dēp ¦pä·mər ‚ärch]
(anatomy)
The anastomosis between the terminal part of the radial artery and the deep palmar branch of the ulnar artery. Also known as deep volar arch; palmar arch.
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Radial artery usually begins in the cubital fossa about 1 cm below the bend of the elbow at the level of the neck of the radius just medial to the tendon of biceps brachii muscle, and terminates in the hand by forming the deep palmar arch after anastomosing with the deep branch of the ulnar artery (1)
The decompression is carried distally to the fat pad in which lies the deep palmar arch. A Macdonald's probe can be inserted proximally and rotated to ensure a complete proximal release has also been performed (Figure 6).
Also missing from the foreflipper is a deep palmar arch. In addition, a variation was found in the blood supply to the abaxial palmar digital artery IV and the axial palmar digital artery V of one seal.

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