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Brachiocephalic Veins

 
 
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Disease relevance of Brachiocephalic Veins

 

High impact information on Brachiocephalic Veins

  • We describe an alternative operative approach in a group of patients who had superior vena cava syndrome after the Mustard procedure: anastomosis of the innominate vein to the left atrial appendage [6].
  • Persistent left superior vena cava. Use of an innominate vein between left and right superior caval veins for the placement of a right ventricular lead during ICD/CRT implantation [7].
  • The remaining 2 patients required conversion to sternotomy, the one for insufficient sternal lifting with vascular tape and the other for invasion of a thymoma to the innominate vein [8].
  • Therapy included high-dose amphotericin B, serial wound debridements pending bone marrow recovery, and definitive resection of the infected chest wall and thrombosed internal jugular, subclavian, and innominate veins [9].
  • Catheter tips positioned in the brachiocephalic vein or in the cranial part of the superior vena cava were associated with a high risk of thrombosis [10].
 

Chemical compound and disease context of Brachiocephalic Veins

 

Anatomical context of Brachiocephalic Veins

 

Associations of Brachiocephalic Veins with chemical compounds

  • Because of its ability to image in a coronal plane, MRI scanning is another nonivasive study that we have found useful for evaluation of venous anatomy and patency of the subclavian, jugular, and innominate veins [17].
  • Acetylcholine (ACh, 10(-10)-10(-6) M) caused marked endothelium-dependent relaxations in the external jugular vein, superior vena cava, brachiocephalic vein, segment A (supradiaphragmatic portion) and D (infrarenal portion) of the inferior vena cava [18].
  • The response to HgCl2 resulted in the highest stimulation of the DNA synthesis in cells from the thymic and the brachiocephalic veins, though the differences were not significant [19].
  • Two cases of disinsertion of the left innominate vein from the superior vena cava (S.V.C.) during primary median sternotomy have been encountered during the past 6 years [20].
 

Gene context of Brachiocephalic Veins

 

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Brachiocephalic Veins

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