cephalic vein

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Related to cephalic vein: brachial vein, axillary vein, basilic vein
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Synonyms for cephalic vein

a large vein of the arm that empties into the axillary vein

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The relatively steep learning curve of axillary vein puncture is an issue, and innovations in the axillary vein puncture have been proposed recently, such as using the cephalic vein as anatomic landmark,[sup][19] introducing guidewire retrogradely from the femoral vein up to the left axillary vein as roadmap,[sup][20] and utilizing the caudal fluoroscopic view.
Totally 971 patients were included in the present study of AAVF performed in the distal radial artery with cephalic vein and brachial artery and cephalic vein.
The cephalic vein is the second choice; while it is often more difficult to palpate, it is well anchored by its surrounding tissue.
Ultrasound of the left arm revealed an occlusive thrombus of the cephalic vein.
With the deltoid and the cephalic vein retracted laterally, the smaller branches of the cephalic vein are coagulated or tied.
A second 18 gauge IV catheter was placed in the right cephalic vein.
Of the 19 PICC lines placed in the cephalic vein, 21% migrated inferiorly and medially (mean 1.
Vessels utilized: cephalic vein, accessory cephalic vein, medial and lateral saphenous veins, auricular vein, jugular vein, and vena cava (accessed via jugular)
It is often considered as a safer and suitable alternative when the cephalic vein approach is not feasible for totally implantable venous access device (TIVAD) placement (Di Carlo et al.
The characteristic on exam is a knotty, red, ropey painful structure correlating to the course of the basilic or cephalic vein.
The cephalic vein of the left arm and the basilic vein of the right arm were also tender and indurated.
The cephalic vein lies on the lateral or outside aspect of the arm and provides the second choice if the patient's medial vein is inaccessible in either arm.
After obtaining the saliva samples, 1-mL blood samples were obtained through an intravenous catheter from the cephalic vein in the cubital fossa.
The slim lead body and the surface coating results in excellent handling characteristics, which facilitated dual-lead introduction through the cephalic vein.
The principle cephalic vein which is formed early in the embryonic life disappears, thus necessitating the formation of venous spaces which connect and form channels, thus leading to the origin of the facial and pharyngeal veins [13].