brachial vein

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Synonyms for brachial vein

two veins in either arm that accompany the brachial artery and empty into the axillary vein

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Moreover, we usually repair the concomitant vein injury in proximal limb, such as axillary vein, brachial vein and the popliteal vein, which is helpful in keeping the repaired artery open and preventing postoperative edema.
We bled one-half of each brood by extracting blood from a brachial vein following established guidelines of The Ornithological Council (Gaunt et al.
9) All patients showing at least one catheter-related infection episode in subclavian vein, internal jugular vein, femoral vein, or brachial vein were included.
The new technique, developed by researchers in VCU's Reanimation Engineering Shock Center (VCURES), determines CVP by monitoring blood volume changes in the arm in response to externally applied circumferential pressure to the brachial vein -- the large vessel in the arm that carries blood between the elbow and shoulder back to the heart.