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.
Sometimes, the accessory hemiazygos vein may drain either directly or after forming a common trunk with the left superior intercostals vein into the left brachiocephalic vein.
To our knowledge, this is the first case that described a left-sided upper PAPVR through a "curved" vein, which goes first inferiorly and then medially to the left pulmonary artery to join the left brachiocephalic vein, because the cases of left-sided upper PAPVR reported in the literature typically present a "vertical" vein located laterally to the left pulmonary artery.
A left jugular vein catheter for hemodialysis malpositioned in right brachiocephalic vein.
The computed tomography displayed that the veins were visible and ran in the anterior mediastinum as a venous tuft from brachiocephalic veins (Fig.
This deposit seemed to be a major thrombus in the right brachiocephalic vein, although the patient had no symptoms of thrombosis and had never experienced thrombotic events (Fig.
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.
After a discussion with the surgeon, it was decided that we should explore the left brachiocephalic vein.
It then continues up under the left brachiocephalic vein, feeding into the venous circulation at or near the junction of the internal jugular and left subclavian veins at the base of the neck (4).
When the scan is complete, the radiologist calls and confirms that there is occlusion of the left internal jugular vein, brachiocephalic vein, and a portion of the left subclavian vein with thrombosis.
The study showed that the greatest reduction of complications occurs when the brachiocephalic vein is selected.
In the preceding one year the patient had received left upper limb's artificial graft replacement resulting from the occlusion of the right brachiocephalic vein and the left internal jugular vein.
CT also demonstrated severe compression of the right brachiocephalic vein and extrinsic compression of the right and left common carotid arteries and the left subclavian artery.