brachial artery

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Synonyms for brachial artery

the main artery of the upper arm

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Doppler USG of the brachial artery demonstrated thrombi in the final section of the brachial artery and in the proximal segments of both the radial and ulnar arteries.
Guidelines for the ultrasound assessment of endothelial-dependent flow-mediated vasodilation of the brachial artery: a report of the International Brachial Artery Reactivity Task Force.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Limited angiography of the left upper extremity showing occlusion of the distal axillary artery and dissection of the proximal brachial artery (arrows).
Contrary to what is typically seen, the radial artery in this case was the main branch of the brachial artery, and was therefore larger than usual.
They received 24 hours of objective physiologic hot flash monitoring via an external monitoring system as well as FMD evaluation by brachial artery ultrasound.
The BrA (the variant concerning the RA with more proximal ("high") origin) is based on the embryological abnormality, termed the superficial brachial artery (arteria brachialis superficialis).
Blood pressure and heart rate were monitored in the left arm before and after the brachial artery measurements and before and after nitroglycerin administration.
It consists of fleshy fibres passing downward & medially in front of the median nerve & brachial artery to blend with deep fascia on the medial aspect of arm.
During PICC placement, entry of the micropuncture needle into the brachial artery is avoided through ultrasound guidance.
In the presented case, the mother's history of recurrent abortus, hematochezia during the first hours of life, and development of an acute thrombus in the region of the brachial artery suggested that the patient had an underlying prothrombotic disease.
Ultrasound evaluation of brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (a measure of blood vessel function) was conducted, and plasma levels of cotinine, vitamin E, malondialdehyde, and pro-inflammatory mediators were measured before and after the treatment period.
Study endpoints included successful brachial artery catheterization, vascular and neurological complications at access site and procedure success rate.
On the other hand, Michael Miller, MD, from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, showed that when people laugh, their brachial arteries dilate as measured by the brachial artery reactivity test (BART).