innominate artery

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innominate artery

[i¦näm·ə·nət ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
The first artery branching from the aortic arch; distributes blood to the head, neck, shoulder, and arm on the right side of the body.
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Induction of atherosclerosis by low-fat, semisynthetic diets in LDL receptordeficient C57BL/6J and FVB/NJ mice: comparison of lesions of the aortic root, brachiocephalic artery, and whole aorta (en face measurement).
On the right, the vagus nerve follows the posterolateral surface of the comm on carotid artery to the bifurcation of the brachiocephalic artery. The recurrent nerve branches off under the subclavian artery, runs medially along the pleura, and then returns cranially behind the common carotid artery in front of the vertebral artery toward the tracheoesophageal groove.
The LCA was originating from the Brachiocephalic artery. There was 70% stenosis before the bifurcation of the LCA.
A 6 French AL 0.75 guide catheter (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, USA) was advanced over an exchange length 0.035" J-wire, but could not be delivered to the ascending aorta due to resistance in the brachiocephalic artery. The guide was removed and exchanged for a 6 French JR 4 guide catheter (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, USA), which was easily advanced into the ascending aorta and used to engage the ostium of the RCA without complication.
RSA arises from brachiocephalic artery and extends to the lateral border of the first rib.
Since he had very tortuous brachiocephalic artery and aortic arch and because femoral artery approach seemed difficult, we planned a right radial artery approach to catheterize the right IMA.
Tracheal Fistula to Brachiocephalic Artery. In: Grillo CG, ed.
Following the anastomosis of coronary buttons to the openings on the graft, distal end of the composite graft was anastomosed to the ascending aorta just 1 cm proximal to the brachiocephalic artery.
Bending to the right, the ascending aorta forms the aortic arch and gives off first the left brachiocephalic artery and immediately afterwards the right brachiocephalic artery in domestic birds.