subclavian vein


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subclavian vein

[′səb¦klā·vē·ən ′vān]
(anatomy)
The proximal part of the principal vein in the arm or forelimb.
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Venogram showed restenosis of subclavian vein which was again dilated with the same size balloon.
Next, the subclavian vein should be identified just inferior and deep to the clavicle.
Final diagnosis of bilateral chylothorax (L>R) owing to bilateral subclavian vein thrombosis was made.
The route of catheter was beneath the clavicle through subclavian vein and all ports were fixed in the upper chest near the clavicle.
The results of the US were as follows: "Non-occlusive clot seen in right subclavian vein at the proximal mid and distal portions.
It was noteworthy that foreign body penetrated through subclavian vein and migrated to heart without any sign of serious bleeding, hematoma and tissue damage on this region.
On CT angiography, there was obliteration at the intersection between the left subclavian vein and the brachycephalic vein.
Enver I, Mehmet T, Cengiz Y, Muhammed A; Subclavian Vein Thrombosis Extending into the Internal Jugular Vein: Paget-von Schroetter Syndrome; J ClinMedRes 2009;1(3):178-180.
Second, their target is the subclavian vein which is located deeper than our target point.
However, subclavian vein was not preferred in patients with hemorrhagic diathesis.