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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The Radial Artery Patency and Clinical Outcomes trial: design, intermediate term results and future direction.
To the best of our knowledge, only six other cases of adventitial cystic disease of the radial artery have been discussed.
Effects of acupuncture on radial artery hemodynamics: controlled trials in sensitized and naive subjects.
He said radial artery access is performed 250 to 300 times a year on about 80 percent of patients with the most severe kind of heart attack, known as ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, or STEMI.
The right radial artery is usually accessed, as it is closer to where the operator is standing.
If there is a problem with radial artery due to spasm or some other reason, doctors use the other arm or use the conventional approach through the groin.
If Allen's test is negative for both hands and radial artery is not accessible, then the brachial artery may be used.
In 1981, Yang et al in China became the first to describe the radial artery forearm free flap, which is also known as the Chinese flap.
Pretreatment with alpha-adrenergic blockers for prevention of radial artery spasm.
The appropriate anatomical position of the applicator and the optimal distance from the body are determined, again guided by the radial artery pulse.
Risk factors for radial artery harvest site infection following coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Infusion of low-dose heparin was found to significantly prolong the patency of radial artery catheters and reduce the risk of clot formation.