brachial vein


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Related to brachial vein: brachial artery, axillary vein, basilic vein, iliac vein, radial vein, ulnar vein, Median cubital vein
  • noun

Synonyms for brachial vein

two veins in either arm that accompany the brachial artery and empty into the axillary vein

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This novel technique may also be performed by giving some contrast agent through the ipsilateral brachial vein for guidance (5).
The three most common sites for ultrasound-guided central access are the internal jugular, femoral and brachial veins, due to their close proximity to the surface and reduced influence of acoustic artefacts from surrounding anatomical structures.
The most medial structure in the neurovascular bundle is the axillary vein formed by the confluence of the brachial veins.
The internal jugular, subclavian, axillary, and brachial veins are generally accessible, but the superior vena cava and brachiocephalic vein are inaccessible or only partially accessible with the use of ultrasonography.