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*  Brachiocephalic artery
However, there are two brachiocephalic veins. It arises, on a level with the upper border of the second right costal cartilage ... The brachiocephalic artery (or brachiocephalic trunk or innominate artery) is an artery of the mediastinum that supplies blood ... Brachiocephalic artery Brachiocephalic trunk This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of ... There is no brachiocephalic artery for the left side of the body. The left common carotid, and the left subclavian artery, come ...
*  Subclavian artery
It is crossed by the internal jugular vein and the vertebral vein, by the vagus nerve and the cardiac branches of the vagus and ... The first part of the right subclavian artery arises from the brachiocephalic trunk, behind the upper part of the right ... and anterior jugular veins, which frequently form a plexus in front of the artery. Behind the veins, the nerve to the ... left internal jugular and vertebral veins, and the commencement of the left innominate vein, and is covered by the ...
*  Brachiocephalic vein
Right Brachiocephalic vein Right& Left Brachiocephalic vein Right& Left Brachiocephalic vein The brachiocephalic veins, ... The brachiocephalic veins are the major veins returning blood to the superior vena cava. The brachiocephalic vein is formed by ... drains into the left brachiocephalic vein The left brachiocephalic vein forms from the anastomosis formed between the left and ... The left brachiocephalic vein is usually longer than the right. These veins merge to form the superior vena cava, a great ...
*  Venous translucence
Axillary, subclavian and brachiocephalic vein obstruction. Surgery 1977; 82:816. Comerota, AJ; Katz, ML et al. Venous duplex ... Deep vein thrombosis: US assessment using vein compression. Radiology 1987;162:191. Cohan, RH; Leder, RA et al. Extravascular ... To strip or not to strip the long saphenous vein: a varicose veins trial. Br J Surg 1981;68:426-8. Nicolaides, AN; Zukowski, A ... Surgery for primary troncular varicose veins without stripping the saphenous vein: pre- and post-operative evaluationby duplex ...
*  Thymic veins
... are veins which drain the thymus. They are tributaries of the left brachiocephalic vein. Keynes, G (1967). "The ... Thymic Vein". British Medical Journal. 1 (5540): 634. doi:10.1136/bmj.1.5540.634-b. PMC 1841430 . "Thymic vein". Medcyclopaedia ... http://www.instantanatomy.net/thorax/vessels/vinsuperiormediastinum.html https://radiopaedia.org/cases/thymic-vein-on-ct. ...
*  Stellate ganglion
... right stellate ganglion is in relation with right brachiocephalic vein anteriorly • right stellate ganglion is in relation with ...
*  Thymus
The veins end in the left brachiocephalic vein, internal thoracic vein, and in the inferior thyroid veins. Lymphatic vessels ... The left brachiocephalic vein may even be embedded within the thymus. In the neck, it lies on the front and sides of the ... travel only away from the thymus, accompanying the arteries and veins. These drain into the brachiocephalic, tracheobronchial ...
*  Superior vena cava
The brachiocephalic veins, superior vena cava, inferior vena cava, azygos vein, and their tributaries. Persistent left superior ... It is formed by the left and right brachiocephalic veins (also referred to as the innominate veins), which also receive blood ... It is a large-diameter (24 mm), yet short, vein that receives venous return from the upper half of the body, above the ... Obstruction can lead to enlarged veins in the head and neck, and may also cause breathlessness, cough, chest pain, and ...
*  Superior intercostal vein
It drains into the left brachiocephalic vein. It may also communicate with the accessory hemiazygos vein. As it passes ... The superior intercostal veins are two veins that drain the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th intercostal spaces, one vein for each side of the ... It flows into the azygos vein. The left superior intercostal vein drains the 2nd and 3rd posterior intercostal veins on the ... Supreme intercostal vein Posterior intercostal veins "Left superior intercostal vein" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary Anatomy ...
*  Anterior cardinal vein
In an anastomosis by anterior cardinal veins, the left brachiocephalic vein is produced. Human embryo of about fourteen days, ... The anterior cardinal veins (precardinal veins) contribute to the formation of the internal jugular veins and together with the ... common cardinal vein form the superior vena cava. ...
*  Suboccipital venous plexus
The external vertebral venous plexuses travel inferiorly from this suboccipital region to drain into the brachiocephalic vein. ... The occipital vein joins in the formation of the plexus deep to the musculature of the back and from here drains into the ... external jugular vein. The plexus surrounds segments of the vertebral artery.. ...
*  Supreme intercostal vein
It usually drains into the brachiocephalic vein. It can also drain into the superior intercostal vein, or the vertebral vein of ... superior intercostal vein posterior intercostal vein azygos vein Instant Anatomy - Thorax - Vessels - Veins - Upper intercostal ... The supreme intercostal vein (highest intercostal vein) is a paired vein that drains the first intercostal space on its ... This vein does not have valves, this is an important point when it comes to spread of cancerous secondaries. Diagram showing ...
*  Thyroid
The inferior thyroid veins originate in a network of veins and drain into the left and right brachiocephalic veins. Both ... The venous blood is drained via superior and middle thyroid veins, which drain to the internal jugular vein, and via the ... arteries and veins form a plexus between the two layers of the capsule of the thyroid gland. Lymphatic drainage frequently ...
*  Anomalous pulmonary venous connection
There are four variants: Supracardiac (50%): blood drains to one of the innominate veins (brachiocephalic veins) or the ... Normally, pulmonary veins return oxygenated blood from the lungs to the left atrium where it can then be pumped to the rest of ... The four pulmonary veins are reconnected to the left atrium, and any associated heart defects such as atrial septal defect, ... TAPVC can occur with obstruction, which occurs when the anomalous vein enters a vessel at an acute angle and can cause ...
*  Lung
A shallower groove in front of the artery and near the edge of the lung, lodges the left brachiocephalic vein. The esophagus ... and above this is a wide groove for the superior vena cava and right brachiocephalic vein; behind this, and close to the top of ... The lungs filter out small blood clots from veins and prevent them from entering arteries and causing strokes. The lungs also ... The lungs include the bronchial airways that terminate in alveoli, the lung tissue in between, and veins, arteries, nerves and ...
*  Pericardiacophrenic veins
The vein drains into the internal thoracic(or brachiocephalic)vein. https://books.google.com.pk/books?id=gn09DmSosW0C&pg=PA120& ... Pericardiacophrenic veins are the vena comitans of the pericardiacophrenic arteries. Pericardiacophrenic vessels accompany the ... lpg=PA120&dq=pericardiacophrenic+vein+drain+into?&source=bl&ots=eeA0-Uy4NW&sig=8zLnKuX3EUQ6MWiaqZNyqAWNz0s&hl=en&sa=X&ved= ...
*  Thoracic diaphragm
The diaphragm drains blood into the brachiocephalic veins, azygos veins, and veins that drain into the inferior vena cava and ... Arteries and veins above and below the diaphragm supply and drain blood. From above, the diaphragm receives blood from branches ... left suprarenal vein. The sternal portion of the muscle is sometimes wanting and more rarely defects occur in the lateral part ...
*  Lymph duct
The thoracic duct drains lymph into the circulatory system at the left brachiocephalic vein between the left subclavian and ... A lymph duct is a great lymphatic vessel that empties lymph into one of the subclavian veins. There are two lymph ducts in the ... left internal jugular veins. Lymphatic system Right lymphatic duct Thoracic duct. ...
*  Brachiocephalic
The brachiocephalic artery supplies blood to the right arm, head and neck. The left and right brachiocephalic veins merge to ... Brachiocephalic, an alternate spelling of brachycephalic, is a grouping within the cephalic index describing "short headed" ...
*  Internal thoracic vein
... accompanies the internal thoracic artery along its course and terminates in the brachiocephalic vein. Transverse section of ... In human anatomy, the internal thoracic vein (previously known as the internal mammary vein) is a vessel that drains the chest ... Bilaterally, it arises from the superior epigastric vein, ...
*  Persistent left superior vena cava
In PLSVC, the left brachiocephalic vein does not develop fully and the left upper limb and head & neck drain into the right ...
*  Inferior thyroid veins
From this plexus, a left vein descends and joins the left brachiocephalic vein, and a right vein passes obliquely downward and ... the inferior thyroid veins drain directly to the brachiocephalic veins. They form a plexus in front of the trachea, behind the ... and inferior laryngeal veins, and are provided with valves at their terminations in the brachiocephalic veins. The arch of the ... to the right across the brachiocephalic artery to open into the right brachiocephalic vein, just at its junction with the ...
*  Superior deep cervical lymph nodes
... which joins the thoracic duct on the left side and the brachiocephalic vein on the right side. This article incorporates text ... lymph nodes lie under the Sternocleidomastoideus in close relation with the accessory nerve and the internal jugular vein. Some ...
*  Thoracic duct
... at the commencement of the brachiocephalic vein. It also collects most of the lymph in the body other than from the right ... at the commencement of the brachiocephalic vein, below the clavicle, near the shoulders. The lymph transport, in the thoracic ... in the vicinity where the thoracic duct empties into the left brachiocephalic vein, right between where the left subclavian ... There are also two valves at the junction of the duct with the left subclavian vein, to prevent the flow of venous blood into ...
*  Metastasis
... thoracic duct and right lymphatic duct into the systemic venous system at the venous angle and into the brachiocephalic veins, ... Because of their thinner walls, veins are more frequently invaded than are arteries, and metastasis tends to follow the pattern ... For example, colorectal cancer spreads primarily through the portal vein to the liver. Some tumors, especially carcinomas may ...
*  Index of anatomy articles
... blood brain barrier body bone bone marrow bony labyrinth Bowman's capsule brachial artery brachial plexus brachiocephalic vein ... internal carotid artery internal cerebral vein internal ear internal iliac artery internal iliac vein internal jugular vein ... trigone colliculus collum colon columns of the fornix commissure common carotid artery common facial vein communicating veins ... pons pontine nuclei pontocerebellum popliteal artery popliteal bursa popliteal fossa popliteal vein popliteus portal vein ...
*  Venae cavae
... and forms from a convergence of the left and right brachiocephalic veins, which contain blood from the head and the arms. ... The venae cavae (from the Latin for "hollow veins", singular "vena cava") are two large veins (venous trunks) that return ... Origin: 1590-1600; New Latin vena cava (sg), venae cavae (pl), 'hollow vein/veins'. Although the classical Latin pronunciation ... It is the largest vein in the human body. The superior vena cava (or cranial vena cava in animals) is above the heart, ...