radial artery


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radial artery

[′rād·ē·əl ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A branch of the brachial artery in the forearm; principal branches are the radial recurrent and the main artery of the thumb.
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After palpating the radial artery, the needle was inserted through the skin at 45o angle towards the anterior wall of the artery.
Sixth, on day 44, all main arterial trunks of the forearm are formed (AB, ulnar, common interosseous and median arteries), except the radial artery whose proximal part is consolidated but the distal part is still in a form of a capillary plexus.
Moher et al studying the radial artery to aorta pressure gradient and the radial artery to femoral artery pressure gradient in patients after cardiopulmonary bypass found that the systemic vascular resistance was significantly lower in patients whose radial artery pressure werelower than their aortic or femoral artery pressure2.
Does clinical profile preclude use of radial artery as a conduit in coronary artery bypass grafting?
4,6-14,33) The superficial radial artery in our subject differed from this pattern since it originated in the cubital fossa, was superficial along the forearm, and followed a typical course deep to the tendons that border the anatomical snuff box.
He explains that the radial artery is often bigger than the ulnar artery, which makes catheter access easier.
Finally, the nurse repeats the previous step, only this time releasing pressure over the radial artery, recording its saturation level indicated by the return of a uniform waveform.
When given the choice between palpating the carotid artery or the radial artery at the wrist, Dinesh et al.
6%); (b) Superficial brachial artery continues as radial artery and known as 'High origin of radial artery' (5.
Duplex ultrasound of her left arm showed a non-occlusive thrombus in the left radial artery at the level of arterial catheter insertion site.
An angiogram of the sheath revealed an AVF between the right radial artery and the adjacent vein opening up to the cephalic vein (Fig.