axillary artery


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Related to axillary artery: axillary vein, brachial artery, subclavian artery
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the part of the main artery of the arm that lies in the armpit and is continuous with the subclavian artery above and the brachial artery below

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1A and 1B] tightest lesion at the distal end of stent and totally occluded right axillary artery stent and distal vessel was filling via collaterals.
These variations are compared with the earlier data & it is concluded that variations in branching pattern of axillary artery are a rule rather than exception.
Colour flow Doppler was used to identify the axillary artery and also its thoracoacromial branch in this area.
The normal anatomy of the median nerve formation in relation to the 3rd part of the axillary artery by joining one lateral and one medial roots was observed in 65 (66.32 %) upper limbs irrespective of the gender (Fig.
RESULTS: The subscapular artery was present in 96.7% of cases as the right branch of the axillary artery. Where it was absent (3.3%), the circumflex scapular artery and the thoracodorsal artery originated directly from the axillary artery.
Magnetic resonance imaging in patients showed that the fascicles were located at a distance of 2.5 cm from the center of the axillary artery.
* In normal course the third part of axillary artery gives rise to subscapular artery, anterior circumflex humeral and posterior circumflex humeral arteries.
(3, 4) The incidence of origin of SUA from axillary artery and brachial artery was reported previously as like this (Table 1).
Axillary artery, a direct continuation of the subclavian artery, begins at the outer border of the first rib and ends at the inferior border of the tendon of the teres major muscle.
The pulse of axillary artery was identified as high in the axilla proximally as possible.
During 23.07% (n= 3) of the dissections, the axillary artery was detected in the lower half of the circumference dissected, together with the deltoid branch of the thoracoacromial artery.
The axillary artery and the axillary vein, along with the fascia of the triceps arm muscle, served as anatomic landmarks.
Brachioradial arteries are variant radial arteries originating proximal to the elbow, with 76% occurrence of cases arising in the brachium, compared to 24% from the axillary artery (Rodriquez-Niedenfuhr et al.).
INTRODUCTION: Axillary artery is a continuation of the subclavian artery.