vertebral vein

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Synonyms for vertebral vein

a vein that goes through the foramina of the cervical vertebrae and forms a plexus around the vertebral artery

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The TD was located between the internal jugular vein (ventral) and the vertebral vein (dorsal), the ultrasonographic visible part of the TD ranged 3–5 cm distal from the venous angle, where the jugular vein and subclavian vein join as innominate vein.
Macdonell, "Internal jugular and vertebral vein volume flow in patients with clinically isolated syndrome or mild multiple sclerosis and healthy controls: results from a prospective sonographer-blinded study," Phlebology, vol.
6] A rich network of vertebral veins was believed to interconnect with the prostatic venous plexus.
This foramen transmits the vertebral artery, vertebral vein and sympathetic fibers from the inferior cervical ganglion.
The misplacement of a CVC into the vertebral vein is relatively rare, which might occur from excessive rotation of the patient's head, and from deep insertion of the puncture needle.
V1: The first part after its origin passes backwards and upwards between longus colli and scalenus anterior muscles behind the common carotid artery and the vertebral vein up to foramen transversarium of C6 vertebra.
It passes between longus colli and scalenus anterior muscle, behind the common carotid artery and the vertebral vein through the foramina in the transverse processes of all of the cervical vertebrae except the seventh, curves medially behind the lateral mass of the atlas and enters the cranium via the foramen magnum.