brachial artery


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brachial artery

[′brā·kē·əl ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
An artery which originates at the axillary artery and branches into the radial and ulnar arteries; it distributes blood to the various muscles of the arm, the shaft of the humerus, the elbow joint, the forearm, and the hand.
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32,38) In both of these studies the subjects had a superficial brachial artery with many branches, but did not have a typical brachial artery.
Classification of BrA (and SBrA) according to its origin [3] Group Location Frequency 1 Distal third of brachial artery 3.
Associations of pollution with brachial artery narrowing tended to weaken after the maneuvers designed to cause brachial artery dilation (shear stress after arterial occlusion or sublingual nitroglycerin).
The foramen so formed usually encloses the median nerve and brachial artery, but sometime only nerve or perhaps nerve plus the ulnar artery in high division of the brachial artery.
A percutaneous brachial artery approach is occasionally used in patients with severe peripheral vascular disease or when the groin approach is not possible or technically difficult.
Pre-treatment values of brachial artery basal lumen diameter, brachial artery lumen diameter after nitrate administration and post-flow brachial artery lumen diameter measured before nebivolol treatment have increased at the end of three months of therapy and this increase was found to be statistically significant (Table 1).
Transverse incision was made in antecubital fossa to expose Brachial artery, Basalic and Cephalic vein and vertical incision was made at forearm for Radial artery and Cephalic vein.
The mean FMDs of the brachial artery of both groups were assessed by a non-invasive method previously used by Brinkworth and et al.
This can be obtained either through the groin, via the femoral artery, or through the arm, via the radial artery in the wrist or the brachial artery in the elbow.
Brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD) (an index of EDV) was determined using ultrasonography before and after ERE.
To attempt endovascular repair, an operative approach to the brachial artery preceded retrograde insertion of a 6cm long, 8mm thick Fluency nitinol self-expanding PTFE covered stent (Bard).
Endothelium-dependent flow-mediated dilation (FMD) of the brachial artery has been demonstrated to be impaired in asymptomatic subjects with various established risk factors including those with hypercholesterolemia [9,10].