ulnar artery


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Related to ulnar artery: ulnar nerve, brachial artery, radial artery
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large artery that branches from the brachial artery to supply the muscles of the forearm and wrist and hand

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The ulnar artery is the larger medial branch of the brachial artery and descends the forearm lying between the flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus muscles.
They argued a severed ulnar artery, the wound found to Dr Kelly's wrist, was unlikely to be life-threatening unless an individual had a blood-clotting deficiency.
They argued that a severed ulnar artery, the wound found to Dr Kelly's wrist, was unlikely to be life-threatening unless an individual had a blood clotting deficiency.
The 2004 Hutton Inquiry verdict was that the 59-year-old took his own life by cutting the ulnar artery in his wrist with a blunt pruning knife.
They argued a severed ulnar artery - the wound found to Dr Kelly's wrist - was unlikely to be life-threatening unless an individual had a blood clotting deficiency.
If damage to the radial artery occurs or it becomes obstructed, the ulnar artery will supply blood to the tissues normally supplied by the radial artery.
The preoperative surgical planning included an ulnar artery patency test (Allen test).
Brachial, radial, and ulnar artery were examined from the upper limbs and popliteal, anterior and posterior tibial artery from the lower limbs.
2) has reported that the blood flow to the forearm territory was decreased by 20% after removal of the radial artery in spite of compensatory dilatation of the ulnar artery.
This dual system enables the TR Band to avoid compression of the nerves or the ulnar artery, which can cause discomfort and/or complications.
Dr Kelly is supposed to have cut his ulnar artery in his wrist, an inaccessible and minor artery which would be more difficult and painful to sever than the radial artery, which is more usually cut in suicides.
The macrovascular disease is often observed as palmar arch and ulnar artery disease.