basilic vein

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Related to basilic vein: cephalic vein, brachial vein, Median cubital vein
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Synonyms for basilic vein

a vein that drains the back of the hand and forearm and empties into the axillary vein

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Anesthesia was induced and maintained with isoflurane (2% isoflurane administered via face mask), and a blood sample was taken from the basilic vein for a complete blood cell count (CBC) and plasma biochemical analysis.
AV access creations as a result of the conversion project includes 13 radiocephalic fistulas, eight brachiocephalic fistulas, and four transposed basilic vein fistulas (Table 4).
Initially, many anaesthetists used peripheral sites such as the antecubital median basilic vein, the external jugular or femoral vein for cannulation.
Sample A was collected as the first specimen immediately after venipuncture of the median cubital or basilic vein of the left arm; sample B was collected directly after sample A; and sample C was collected as the first specimen after a second venipuncture of the median cubital or basilic vein of the right arm.
The cephalic vein of the left arm and the basilic vein of the right arm were also tender and indurated.
She, with her snowy left arm held closely against her snowlike breast bore a burning and shining torch, raised somewhat beyond and above her golden head, held the slender stalk-like extremity by the sharp point, and offering adroitly her free arm, more shining white than was that of Pelops, in which appear the delicate veins of the upper arm and the basilic vein, such like those sandalwood lines drawn on the cleanest papyrus.
Blood gas partial pressures, pH, and bicarbonate and lactate concentrations were measured from the basilic vein of mourning doves (Zenaida macroura) and the jugular vein of boat-tailed grackles (Quiscalus major) and house sparrows (Passer domesticus) to assess immediate impacts of mist net capture and handling for banding and venipuncture.
Because the standards require an avoidance of the basilic vein unless no safer vein can be located, any device that lets the user see the available veins beneath the skin not only manages the risk of injury but also facilitates compliance with the standards.
Venous Doppler ultrasound was performed and showed extensive thrombosis of the right basilic vein up to the axillary vein and the left basilic vein up to the antecubital fossa.