brachiocephalic vein

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Synonyms for brachiocephalic vein

veins formed by the union of the internal jugular and subclavian veins

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Trousseau's syndrome with brachiocephalic vein thrombosis in a patient with uterine carcinosarcoma.
In this report, we present two successful cases of lead delivery using a guidewire it was difficult to pass the pacing lead through the brachiocephalic vein due to an acute angle.
1 IJV=internal jugular vein, SV=subclavian vein, EJV=external jugular vein, 1=right atrium, 2=caudal third of superior caval vein, 3=cranial two thirds of superior caval or brachiocephalic vein, 4=intrathoracic part of right SV, 5=intrathoracic part of left SV, 6=right UV, 7=left IJV, 8=other position.
The lungs and pleura were removed, superior vena cava and brachiocephalic veins cleared then pericardium opened to expose heart and ascending aorta.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the chest performed with and without gadolinium revealed a mass involving the SVC and bilateral brachiocephalic veins along with expansion of the involved vessels.
Migration of jugular or subclavian venous catheters into inferior tributaries of the brachiocephalic veins or into the azygos vein, with possible complications.
MAGNETIC RESONANCE ANGIOGRAPHY: Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) is an accurate, noninvasive method for detecting thrombus in the central thoracic veins, such as the SVC and brachiocephalic veins.