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  • compression
  • Symptoms can include swelling of the arms, (vein compression ) pain or numbness when using the arms overhead, or pain that can extend from the neck or shoulder down to the hands or fingers. (healthtap.com)
  • symptoms
  • Most symptoms are aggravated by doing things that narrow the space where vein, atery and nerve travelling to the arm are. (healthtap.com)
  • clavicle
  • The vein may split forming a venous circle enclosing the clavicle, scalenus anterior and/ or the phrenic nerve. (anatomyatlases.org)
  • The vein was usually punctured between the clavicle and the attachment of the anterior scalene muscle to the first rib. (resus.me)
  • After installation of local anesthetic to include the periosteum of the clavicle, the subclavian vein is cannulated with a small caliber needle ( figure 3 ). (mhmedical.com)
  • pleura
  • This is achieved by directing the needle toward the subclavian vein at a point where it traverses over the second rib, providing a protective rib shield between the vessel and pleura as a safety net for operators" Senussi et al (2017). (ivteam.com)
  • parenteral
  • The most common indication is for the short-term (7-10 days) administration of fluids, electrolytes, antibiotics, or other concentrated parenteral medications that are not well tolerated in peripheral veins. (mhmedical.com)
  • technique
  • Placement of a central vein catheter is a common procedure, and house staff require substantial training and supervision to become facile with this technique. (medscape.com)
  • chest
  • We report a case of malposition and loop formation of central venous catheter located in subclavian vein confirmed by chest X-ray after transferred to the intensive care unit. (sch.ac.kr)
  • procedure
  • A physician should have a thorough foreknowledge of the procedure and its complications before placing a central vein catheter. (medscape.com)
  • 7,8 Before the procedure, the patient was placed in the Trendelenburg position to avoid an air embolus and to distend the subclavian vein. (asahq.org)
  • Embolism
  • The patient is placed in a 20-degree Trendelenburg position (head down) in order to minimize the risk of air embolism and increase the size of the vein. (mhmedical.com)