Summary: The larger of the two terminal branches of the brachial artery, beginning about one centimeter distal to the bend of the elbow. Like the RADIAL ARTERY, its branches may be divided into three groups corresponding to their locations in the forearm, wrist, and hand.
Articles from Journal RESEARCH
Articles from Journal RESEARCH1
Publications224 found, 100 shown here
- Vascular dominance in the forearmMax Haerle
Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery, Burn Centre, University of Tubingen, Germany
Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1891-8. 2003The dominance of the radial or ulnar artery at the forearm level and their contributions to the circulation of the hand remain a matter of contention...
- Harvest of the radial artery for coronary artery surgery preserves maximal blood flow of the forearmAlistair G Royse
Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
Ann Thorac Surg 78:539-42. 2004..Use of the radial artery as a conduit for coronary artery surgery has increased dramatically. It has been assumed that blood flow to the forearm will not be compromised by its removal...
- Persistent median artery in the hand: a report with a brief review of the literatureYoshihiro Tsuruo
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Wakayama Medical University School of Medicine, Wakayama, Japan
Anat Sci Int 81:242-52. 2006..The brachial arteries divided into the ulnar and radial arteries. The ulnar artery gave off the median and posterior interosseous arteries at the same point, although the anterior interosseous ..
- Variations of the arterial pattern in the upper limb revisited: a morphological and statistical study, with a review of the literatureM Rodriguez-Niedenführ
Unit of Anatomy and Embryology, School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
J Anat 199:547-66. 2001..The variable terminology previously used was unified into a homogenous and complete classification, with 12 categories covering all the previously reported variant patterns of the arm and forearm...
- Bilateral case of superficial ulnar artery originating from axillary arteryG Jacquemin
, rue de Pitteurs 20, , Belgium
Surg Radiol Anat 23:139-43. 2001..The persistence of the median artery was noted. In the right arm, the ulnar artery had a common origin with the subscapular artery...
- Pushing wrist access to the limit: homolateral right ulnar artery approach for primary percutaneous coronary intervention after right radial failure due to radial loopPierfrancesco Agostoni
Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 78:894-7. 2011..After easy cannulation, a 360-degree loop was found at the elbow level. The brachial artery and a large ulnar artery were visible by injecting contrast through the radial loop...
- No late ulnar artery atheroma after radial artery harvest for coronary artery bypass surgeryAlistair George Royse
Cardiovascular Therapeutics Unit, Department of Pharmacology, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Ann Thorac Surg 85:891-4. 2008Radial artery harvest for coronary artery surgery leads to chronically elevated blood flow in the remaining ulnar artery. This study examined the ulnar artery for evidence of increased atherosclerosis compared with the contralateral ulnar ..
- High origin of an ulnar artery--development and surgical significanceVenkata Ramana Vollala
Department of Anatomy, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Adilabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Chang Gung Med J 34:39-42. 2011..We present here a case of a high origin of the ulnar artery from the brachial artery found during anatomical dissection of a right upper limb of a 50-year-old man...
- A rare case of bilateral variations of upper limb arteries: brief review of nomenclature, embryology and clinical applicationsSarah Shen
The Jack Brockhoff Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, 3010, Australia
Surg Radiol Anat 30:601-3. 2008..The superficial brachioulnoradial artery presented here is a variant of classical accounts. The superficial arteries replaced the typical arteries and were not additional vessels...
- High origin of a superficial ulnar artery arising from the axillary artery: anatomy, embryology, clinical significance and a review of the literatureK Natsis
Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Folia Morphol (Warsz) 65:400-5. 2006The superficial ulnar artery (SUA) is an ulnar artery of high origin that lies superficially in the forearm. Its reported frequency ranges from 0.17% to 2%...
- Treatment of radial and ulnar artery pseudoaneurysms using percutaneous thrombin injectionEwa Komorowska-Timek
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92534, USA
J Hand Surg Am 29:936-42. 2004..in the treatment of peripheral pseudoaneurysms; however, its application in the management of radial or ulnar artery pseudoaneurysms has not been well established...
- Percutaneous ulnar artery approach for primary coronary angioplasty: safety and feasibilityUgo Limbruno
Cardiothoracic Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:56-9. 2004..In conclusion, transulnar access may represent an additional option in patients undergoing primary angioplasty when the radial artery access site is not available...
- High origin of ulnar artery in South Indian male cadaver: a case reportK M R Bhat
Department of Anatomy, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal, India
Rom J Morphol Embryol 49:573-5. 2008Superficial ulnar artery, a rare variation may arise from axillary or brachial artery. Here we report a case of high origin of superficial ulnar artery from the axillary artery...
- Anatomically aberrant forearm arteries: an absent radial artery with co-dominant median and ulnar arteriesC J Porter
Plastic, Maxillofacial and Burns Unit, Hutt Hospital, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Br J Plast Surg 54:727-8. 2001..The arterial supply was based on co-dominant median and ulnar arteries. This description raises issues regarding anatomical vascular aberrations when planning forearm flaps...
- Development of the arterial pattern in the upper limb of staged human embryos: normal development and anatomic variationsM Rodriguez-Niedenführ
Unit of Anatomy and Embryology, School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
J Anat 199:407-17. 2001..It is suggested that the variations arise through the persistence, enlargement and differentiation of parts of the initial network which would normally remain as capillaries or even regress...
- A rare variation of the axillary artery combined contralaterally with an unusual high origin of a superficial ulnar artery: description, review of the literature and embryological analysisEleni Panagouli
Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
Ital J Anat Embryol 114:145-56. 2009..department we observed a combination of two rare arterial patterns of the upper limb bilaterally; a superficial ulnar artery of high origin in the right upper limb and some rare variations of the left axillary artery: Right arm: The ..
- Ulnar artery aneurysm in a patient with Behçet's diseaseBunyamin Kisacik
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Gulhane Military School of Medicine, Etlik, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
Rheumatol Int 30:383-5. 2010..Arterial involvement, aneurysms and arterial thrombosis have been reported in 1.5-3% of patients. In this case report, we present a patient with ulnar arterial aneurysm associated with Behçet's disease...
- Compression of the ulnar nerve caused by an aneurysm of the ulnar artery in an HIV-positive patientChristian Rainer
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Institute of Anatomy, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Plast Reconstr Surg 110:533-6. 2002
- Ulnar nerve compression in Guyon's canal in the presence of a tortuous ulnar arteryR M Jose
Department of Plastic Surgery, George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK
J Hand Surg Br 31:200-2. 2006A case of ulnar nerve compression in Guyon's canal occurring in the presence of a tortuous ulnar artery in the canal is presented and the pathology and classification of ulnar nerve compression in Guyon's canal discussed.
- Hypothenar hammer syndrome caused by posttraumatic aneurysm of the ulnar arteryM Brodmann
Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Graz, Austria
Wien Klin Wochenschr 113:698-700. 2001The so-called hypothenar hammer syndrome is a rare entity caused by lesions of the ulnar artery secondary to repetitive trauma to the hypothenar eminence, typically found in persons working with vibrating tools...
- Use of medial arm skin as a free flapSebat Karamursel
Plastic Surgery Clinic, Ankara Social Insurance Hospital, Department of Anatomy, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
Plast Reconstr Surg 115:2025-31. 2005..This may be because of variations in vascular anatomy, leading to confusion during dissection of the flap...
- Complex neurovascular variation in one upper limbZiad M Bataineh
Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Ital J Anat Embryol 112:37-44. 2007..2. The deep (definitive) brachial artery continues in the forearm as the ulnar artery under the superficial flexor muscles of the forearm. 3...
- Superficial brachial artery crossing over the ulnar and median nerves from posterior to anterior: embryological significanceKazuya Yoshinaga
Department of Anatomy, Miyazaki Medical College, Kiyotake, Miyazaki, Japan
Anat Sci Int 78:177-80. 2003..The anatomical and embryological significance of the findings are discussed...
- Hypothenar hammer syndrome: Distal ulnar artery reconstruction with autologous inferior epigastric arteryHadley E Smith
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, The Miriam Hospital and Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02904 1556, USA
J Vasc Surg 40:1238-42. 2004Digital artery embolization and ulnar artery thrombosis are consequences of repetitive trauma and can lead to digit loss and debility from ischemia and cold intolerance...
- Arterial variations of the upper extremitiesBulent Yalcin
Department of Anatomy Gulhane Military Medical Academy Ankara, Turkey
Anat Sci Int 81:62-4. 2006..It is obvious that accurate information concerning unusual patterns of the arteries in the upper limbs is relevant clinically, especially in order to avoid accidental injury or intra-arterial injection...
- The superficial ulnar artery: incidence and calibre in 95 cadaveric specimensJ Dartnell
Department of Anatomy, Guy s, King s and St Thomas s School of Biomedical Sciences, University of London, London, United Kingdom
Clin Anat 20:929-32. 2007The superficial ulnar artery (SUA) is an anatomical variation of the upper limb vasculature with a prevalence of 0.7-9.4% in the population...
- Pseudoaneurysm of the ulnar artery occurring after fracture of the distal radius and ulna: a case reportA A Wang
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York Orthopaedic Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, USA
J Hand Surg Am 23:933-7. 1998A case of pseudoaneurysm of the ulnar artery occurring after distal radius and ulna fracture is presented. This case illustrates an uncommon complication following a fairly common injury.
- The superficial ulnar artery--a potential hazard in patients with difficult venous accessK J Chin
Br J Anaesth 94:692-3. 2005
- Primary closure of radial forearm flap donor defects with a bilobed flap based on the fasciocutaneous perforator of the ulnar arteryChing Hua Hsieh
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Kaohsiung, Chang Gung University, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1355-60. 2004..radial forearm flap donor defects, a total of 10 bilobed flaps based on the fasciocutaneous perforator of the ulnar artery were designed at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Kaohsiung in the period from January of 2002 to January of ..
- Ulnar artery involvement in systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)Marian H Taylor
Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
J Rheumatol 29:102-6. 2002..We investigated if large artery involvement, that is, ulnar artery occlusion, has a role in the development of refractory digital ulcerations, and if both screening for this ..
- Ulnar artery vasculopathy in systemic sclerosisJeong Ha Park
Department of Rheumatology, The Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Hanyang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Rheumatol Int 29:1081-6. 2009..We found that ulnar artery involvement is frequent in systemic sclerosis, although the precise mechanism is not known...
- Use of an adipofascial flap based on the proximal perforators of the ulnar artery to correct contracture of elbow burn scars: an anatomic and clinical approachHamdy A El-Khatib
Al Azhar University, Cairo University, Egypt
Plast Reconstr Surg 109:130-6. 2002..Among these, a pedicled adipofascial flap based on the most proximal two to four perforators of the ulnar artery (located 1 to 5 cm from the origin of the artery) can be anastomosed to form a sort of axially patterned blood ..
- A complex variation in the superficial palmar archZ M Bataineh
Department of Human and Clinical Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman, Jordan
Folia Morphol (Warsz) 65:406-9. 2006..of the palmar type, terminating in the hand as the princeps pollicis and radialis indicis arteries; b) the ulnar artery giving only two common palmar digital arteries; c) the second digital palmar artery without division into two ..
- The Allen testZoltan Csiki
Ann Thorac Surg 79:755; author reply 755-6. 2005
- Assessment of the radial artery and hand circulation by computed tomography angiography: a pilot studyOmer Faruk Dogan
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hacettepe University Medical Faculty, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
Heart Surg Forum 8:E28-33. 2005....
- Microsurgical nonmicrovascular flaps in forearm and hand reconstructionAlexandru V Georgescu
Clinic of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery, University of Medicine Iuliu Hatieganu, Cluj Napoca, Romania
Microsurgery 27:384-94. 2007..The main advantages of these flaps could be summarized as: no microsurgical sutures, no main vascular pedicles sacrifice, same surgical field, shorter hospitalization time...
- Does radial artery harvesting cause any changes in the forehand circulation during the postoperative period? An angiographic studyDenyan Mansuroglu
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 4:149-52. 2004..The aim of this study was to evaluate angiographic changes in the ulnar and interosseous arteries, and the collateral circulation of forehand after harvesting radial artery...
- Oxygen pressure measurement during grip exercise reveals exercise intolerance after radial harvestSusumu Manabe
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Ann Thorac Surg 77:2066-70. 2004..For ascertaining predictive values, we verified ulnar flow reserve measured by Doppler ultrasonography before the harvest of radial artery...
- B-mode and color Doppler ultrasound of the forearm arteries in the preoperative screening prior to coronary artery bypass graftingRenata Huzjan
Department of Radiology, University Hospital Dubrava, Zagreb, Croatia
Coll Antropol 28:235-41. 2004..4% vs. 24.4%). The anatomical variants found included ulnar artery hypoplasia in 3.9% of patients and high brachial artery bifurcation in 2.4% of patients...
- Vascular dominance in the forearmA Cagri Uysal
Plast Reconstr Surg 114:833. 2004
- Combined thenar and hypothenar hammer syndromes: case report and review of the literatureRobert A McCready
Division of Vascular Surgery, Methodist Hospital, Clarian Health Partners, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
J Vasc Surg 48:741-4. 2008..Hypothenar hammer syndrome with involvement of the ulnar artery is much more frequently encountered than thenar hammer syndrome, which is caused by damage to the radial artery...
- The superficial ulnar artery originating from the left brachial arteryPetra Simic
Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Salata 11, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
Ital J Anat Embryol 109:13-8. 2004An anomalous superficial ulnar artery was found in the left arm of a 60-year-old man during anatomical dissection. It originated from the brachial artery approximately 6 cm distally to profound brachial artery...
- Noniatrogenic aneurysm of the distal radial artery: a case reportArezou Yaghoubian
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center and West Los Angeles Veterans Affair Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Ann Vasc Surg 20:784-6. 2006..Arteriography showed an occluded ulnar artery, a tortuous superficial palmar arch and absent deep palmar arch, and multiple small vessels that arose from the ..
- Churg-Strauss syndrome and revascularization of the hand: a case reportAnnika Card
J Rheumatol 35:941-3. 2008
- Three-digit Allen's testMohammed Asif
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Ann Thorac Surg 84:686-7. 2007..We describe a modification of Allen's test based on the anatomy of the radial artery branches that could potentially decrease the number of false negative tests...
- Arm temperature distribution in thermographic pictures after radial artery harvesting for coronary bypass operationŁukasz Jaworski
Department of Cardiosurgery, Medical University of Gdansk, ul Debinki 7, 80 211 Gdansk, Poland
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:598-602. 2007..05). Before the surgery a significant increase in temperature over the ulnar artery was observed after the handgrip test. There were no clinical symptoms of acute or subacute hand ischemia...
- ICVTS on-line discussion B Radial artery harvest preserves forearm blood flowAlistair G Royse
The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:602. 2007
- ICVTS on-line discussion A re: Arm temperature distribution in thermographic pictures after radial artery harvesting for coronary bypass operationHussein Rayatzadeh
Shariati Hospital, Tehran 14114, Iran
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:602. 2007
- A morphometric study on the superficial palmar arch of the handO Bilge
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Ege University, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
Surg Radiol Anat 28:343-50. 2006..Most cases were found at the complete AI group (17 hands). Comparison of the arterial diameters showed the ulnar artery was the dominant vessel of the palm...
- The free true perforator flapTetsuji Yabe
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ishikiri Seiki Hospital, Higashi Osaka City, Osaka 579 8026, Japan
J Reconstr Microsurg 23:329-33. 2007..Two cases of reconstruction with free true perforator flaps in the hand and forearm region are reported. This is the first report of free true perforator flaps...
- Anatomic study of distally based pedicle compound flaps with nutrient vessels of the cutaneous nerves and superficial veins of the forearmFa Hui Zhang
Clinical Anatomic Center, Fuzhou General Hospital of PLA Nanjing District, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
Microsurgery 26:373-85. 2006..branches of the radial artery; 2) the anterior-medialis vascular plexus from cutaneous branches of the ulnar artery; 3) the dorso-lateral vascular plexus from radial osteal and cutaneous branches; 4) the dorso-medialis vascular ..
- Quantitative analysis of the relation between soft tissue stiffness palpated from the body surface and tissue hemodynamics in the human forearmKeisaku Kimura
Department of Health Promoting and Preventive Medicine, Meiji University of Oriental Medicine, Hiyoshi cho, Nantan city, Kyoto, 629 0392, Japan
Physiol Meas 28:1495-505. 2007....
- Arterialization of the venous system of the handGabriel M Kind
Department of Plastic Surgery, Division of Microsurgery, Davies Campus of California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif 94114, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 118:421-8. 2006..Arterialization of the venous system of the hand is a straightforward surgical procedure that provides arterial blood to the distal soft tissues of an ischemic hand...
- Images in cardiovascular medicine. Demonstration of unilateral absence of the palmar arch without collateral circulationBrent A Cambron
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Circulation 113:e6-7. 2006
- Ten-year Echo-Doppler evaluation of forearm circulation following radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass graftingMario Gaudino
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:71-3. 2006..To investigate the chronic consequences of radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass surgery on the forearm circulation...
- Hand circulation after radial artery harvest for coronary artery bypass graftingSusumu Manabe
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
J Med Dent Sci 52:101-7. 2005..flow to the forearm territory was decreased by 20% after RA harvest despite the compensatory dilatation of ulnar artery. The presence of low perfusion in the affected hand has been pointed out in some studies...
- Anatomical variations of the superficial and deep palmar archesMarios Loukas
Department of Anatomy, American University of the Caribbean, Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
Folia Morphol (Warsz) 64:78-83. 2005..In type S-I (40%), the SPA is formed by anastomosis of the superficial volar branch of the radial artery to the ulnar artery. Type S-II (35%) is formed entirely of the ulnar artery...
- Anatomical basis for a vascular pedicled island flap from the dorsal area of the wristShohei Omokawa
Department of Orthopedics, Ishinkai Yao General Hospital, Yao, Osaka, Japan
Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 39:90-4. 2005..It may be anatomically possible to raise two different island flaps from the dorsum of the wrist...
- Chronic compensatory increase in ulnar flow and accelerated atherosclerosis after radial artery removal for coronary artery bypassMario Gaudino
Departments of Cardiac Surgery and Angiology, Catholic University, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Rome, Italy
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:9-12. 2005..Only scant information is available on the chronic consequences of radial artery removal for coronary artery bypass surgery on forearm circulation...
- Arterial blood supply of the extensor apparatus of the long fingersEpaminondas Kostopoulos
Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, University Hospital of Bordeaux, France
Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2310-8; discussion 2319. 2006..The extensor apparatus vascularization is less studied compared with flexor tendons. The aim of the present anatomical work was to study it in a more systematic way and find clinical applications...
- Superficial palmar arch: an arterial diameter studyValéria Paula Sassoli Fazan
Department of Surgery and Anatomy, School of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Anat 204:307-11. 2004..Comparison of vessel diameters revealed the radial artery to be significantly larger than the ulnar artery but the ulnar artery to be larger than the superficial branch of the radial artery...
- Effect of radial artery harvest on collateral forearm blood flow and digital perfusionRichard F Brodman
Department of Cardiothorcic Surgery, Joan and Sanford I Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:512-6. 2002..Changes describing digital and forearm circulation after radial artery harvest have been reported infrequently...
- Secondary delayed venous ischemia in flow-through radial forearm free flaps: a novel treatment techniqueAbdulkadir Bacakoglu
Dokuz Eylul University, School of Medicine, Division of Hand Surgery, Izmir, Turkey
Plast Reconstr Surg 110:552-7; discussion 558-9. 2002
- [The ulnar artery or the radial artery can be used alternatively in the free underarm flap]P Dost
Laryngorhinootologie 80:152-5. 2001..Lovie and coworkers published the possibility to elevate this flap with the ulnar artery in 1984...
- [Periarterial sympathectomy of the radial and ulnar arteries in Raynaud's phenomenon--a preliminary study]B Balogh
Abteilung für Plastische und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, KH Lainz der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 34:374-80. 2002..Assessment of the post-operative results of peripheral sympathectomy in Raynaud's phenomenon...
- Vascular anatomy of the palmar surfaces of the distal radius and ulna: its relevance to pedicled bone grafts at the distal palmar forearmM Haerle
Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery, Burn Centre, University of Tubingen, Germany
J Hand Surg Br 28:131-6. 2003..If a longer pedicle is required, the bone graft can be pedicled on the anterior branch of the anterior interosseous artery with retrograde flow occurring from the palmar carpal arch...
- The reverse radial forearm flap in the severely injured hand: an anatomical and clinical studyS Cavanagh
National University of Singapore
J Hand Surg Br 17:501-3. 1992..Two clinical cases are outlined for illustration...
- Palmar arch backflow following radial forearm free flap harvestC J Kerawala
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Egerton Road, Surrey GU2 7XX, Guildford, UK
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 41:157-60. 2003Most surgeons advocate an Allen test (for occlusion of the radial or ulnar artery) and Doppler ultrasound examination before harvesting a forearm flap...
- Collateral arterial pathways in the forearmM Haerle
Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery, Burn Center, BG Trauma Center, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Schnarrenberg 95, Germany
Surg Radiol Anat 26:208-11. 2004..Therefore, it seems sensible to preserve the communication between the anterior interosseous and the radial arteries through the palmar carpal arch, raising the radial artery for surgery...
- Arterial reconstruction in the ischemic hand and wrist: effects on microvascular physiology and health-related quality of lifeL A Koman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1070, USA
J Hand Surg Am 23:773-82. 1998..Although cold sensitivity was unchanged, symptoms decreased and upper extremity function and health-related quality of life improved after successful proximal reconstruction in patients with 2-level arterial occlusion...
- Evaluation of the ulnopalmar arterial arches with pulse oximetry and plethysmography: comparison with the Allen's test in 1010 patientsGerald R Barbeau
Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec, Universite Laval, Departement de Cardiologie, Hopital Laval, Ste Foy, Quebec, Canada
Am Heart J 147:489-93. 2004..This qualitative test measures the time needed for maximal palmar blush after release of the ulnar artery compression with occlusive pressure of the radial artery...
- The middle collateral artery: anatomic basis for the "extreme" lateral arm flapV Casoli
Laboratoire d Anatomie Médico Chirurgicale Appliquée, faculté de médecine Victor Pachon, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 146, rue Leo Saignat, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
Surg Radiol Anat 26:172-7. 2004..This circle represents the unique vascularization source of the reverse "extreme" lateral arm flap...
- Involvement of peripheral arteries in giant cell arteritis: a color Doppler sonography studyW A Schmidt
Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
Clin Exp Rheumatol 20:309-18. 2002..To investigate the involvement of arteries other than the temporal arteries in active giant cell arteritis using color Doppler sonography...
- [Clinical application of free peroneal perforator-based sural neurofasciocutaneous flap]Peihua Cai
Department of Orthopaedics, Shanghai Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, 200233, P R China
Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 22:724-7. 2008..To investigate the operative techniques and clinical results of repairing the soft tissue defects of forearm and hand with free peroneal perforator-based sural neurofasciocutaneous flap...
- Free peroneal perforator-based sural neurofasciocutaneous flaps for reconstruction of hand and forearmPei hua Cai
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Chin Med J (Engl) 122:1621-4. 2009..The objective of our work was to investigate the operative technique and clinical results of repairing the soft tissue defects of hand and forearm with free peroneal perforator-based sural neurofasciocutaneous flap...
- The transverse radial artery forearm flapHee Chang Ahn
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Plast Reconstr Surg 119:2153-60. 2007..In an attempt to improve the versatility of the radial forearm flap, a new design was developed: the transverse radial artery forearm flap...
- Alternative approaches for regional ulnar nerve blockade: a cadaveric studyN Lizamore
Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Clin Anat 17:373-7. 2004..approach is used, where the needle passes through or medial to the flexor carpi ulnaris tendon; however, the ulnar artery is at risk because the needle may accidentally penetrate it, causing profuse bleeding...
- Practical anatomy of the carpal tunnelMitchell B Rotman
Orthopedic Center of St Louis, 10 Barnes West Ave, Suite 200, St Louis, MO 63141, USA
Hand Clin 18:219-30. 2002..Whereas the ulnar artery within Guyon's canal is frequently located radial to the hook of the hamate, injury to this structure has not ..
- Endoscopic radial artery harvesting: results of first 300 patientsMark W Connolly
Section of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 74:502-5; discussion 506. 2002....
- Hand perfusion with 99mTc-HSA in patients expecting to undergo coronary bypass surgery: elaboration of a new complex diagnostic protocol for the safe removal of a radial artery graftIldiko Garai
University of Debrecen, Hungary
Nucl Med Commun 27:501-6. 2006..The postoperative examination of our patients' hand function and circulation proved that beside the transient neurological complications chronic hand circulatory disorders may arise...
- Ulnar Nerve Compression at Guyon's Canal by an Arteriovenous MalformationSung Soo Kim
Department of Neurosurgery, Eulji University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Korean Neurosurg Soc 45:57-9. 2009..However, ulnar nerve compression at Guyon's canal by vascular lesion is rare. Ulnar artery aneurysm, tortous ulnar artery, hemangioma, and thrombosis have been reported in the literature as vascular ..
- Evaluation of indirect blood pressure monitoring in awake and anesthetized red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis): effects of cuff size, cuff placement, and monitoring equipmentAshley M Zehnder
Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Vet Anaesth Analg 36:464-79. 2009..To compare Doppler and oscillometric methods of indirect arterial blood pressure (IBP) with direct arterial measurements in anesthetized and awake red-tailed hawks...
- Acute vascular injury associated with fracture of the distal radius: a report of 6 casesPieter Bas De Witte
Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Orthop Trauma 22:611-4. 2008..To highlight the potential for vascular injury with fracture of the distal radius...
- Feasibility and utility of transradial cerebral angiography: experience during the learning periodJi Hyung Kim
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Konyang University Hospital, Daejeon, Korea
Korean J Radiol 7:7-13. 2006..We wanted to present our experiences for performing transradial cerebral angiography during the learning period, and we also wanted to demonstrate this procedure's technical feasibility and utility in various clinical situations...
- [Results of primary repair of injuries to the median and ulnar nerves at the wrist]A Kilinc
Urgences Mains de L Est Parisien, Clinique La Francilienne, 77340 Pontault Combault, France
Chir Main 28:87-92. 2009..Wounds on the palmar side of the wrist affecting the median or ulnar nerves are responsible for motor and sensory sequelae, severe pain and cold intolerance...
- Ultrasound examination of peripheral nerves in the forearmColin J L McCartney
Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:434-9. 2007....
- Revision using distal inflow: a novel approach to dialysis-associated steal syndromeDavid J Minion
University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
Ann Vasc Surg 19:625-8. 2005..arteriovenous fistula and DASS underwent RUDI as described above using either the proximal radial or ulnar artery as inflow and vein as conduit...
- Bilateral hand transplantation: six years after the first caseP Petruzzo
Department of Surgery, University of Cagliari, Italy
Am J Transplant 6:1718-24. 2006..presented hyperglycemia and serum sickness while the second recipient suffered a thrombosis of the right ulnar artery and an osteomyelitis of left ulna. All the complications were successfully treated...
- Intramuscular thrombosed arteriovenous hemangioma of the upper right arm mimicking a neuroma of the ulnar nerve: case reportMassimiliano Pulidori
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Neurosurgery 54:770-1; discusion 771-2. 2004..We present the case of an elderly woman with an intramuscular thrombosed AH on the volar side of the upper right arm. Owing to the close proximity of the ulnar nerve, this lesion was initially identified as a neuroma...
- The posterior interosseous artery in the distal part of the forearm. Is the term "recurrent branch of the anterior interosseous artery" justified?Martin G Hubmer
Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center, Auenbruggerplatz 29, 8036 Graz, Austria
Br J Plast Surg 57:638-44. 2004..different forms and types of the "distal" anastomosis and the connections to the dorsal carpal arch and the ulnar artery. A distal anastomosis between the AIA and AIP was found in 65 of the 66 upper extremities...
- Pseudoaneurysm of ulnar artery after endoscopic carpal tunnel releaseSung Joo Ryu
Department of Neurosurgery, Dongsan Medical Center, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
J Korean Neurosurg Soc 48:380-2. 2010The authors present an extremely rare case of a pseudoaneurysm of the ulnar artery as a complication of a two-portal endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR)...
- The snuffbox technique: a reliable color Doppler method to assess hand circulationKazuhiro Kochi
First Department of Surgery, Hiroshima University, School of Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:821-5. 2003..We therefore introduced the snuffbox technique, measuring the radial artery at the anatomic snuffbox, which is the most distal area after harvesting. Color Doppler methods were compared with the stump pressure as a criterion standard...
- Vascular changes of the hand in professional baseball players with emphasis on digital ischemia in catchersT Adam Ginn
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Extremity Laboratory, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, 4th Floor, Watlington Hall, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1464-9. 2005..In contrast to previous investigators, we documented the presence of abnormalities in younger, asymptomatic individuals...
- Use of the radial artery for hemodialysis accessLawrence J Goldstein
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, East Bay, Oakland 94602, USA
Arch Surg 138:1130-4. 2003..Under limited conditions, use of the radial artery (RA) for hemodialysis access in patients with end-stage renal disease is safe and effective...
- Flow interruption of the distal radial artery: treatment for finger ischemia in a matured radiocephalic AVFG A Miller
American Access Care of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York 11215, USA
J Vasc Access 9:58-63. 2008..To establish an effective approach for diagnosis and treatment of hand ischemia in matured radiocephalic arteriovenous fistulae (AVF)...
- Acute digital ischemia: a neglected microsurgical emergency. Report of 17 patients and literature reviewFranck M P Leclère
Department of Plastic Surgery, Handcenter of Lille Sud Clinic and Lille University Hospital, 59810 Lille Lesquin, France
Microsurgery 30:207-13. 2010..In cases of aneurysm of the ulnar artery, we performed each time an aneurysm resection followed by direct anastomose alone, while three patients had ..
- Ultrasonographically assisted carpal tunnel releaseK Nakamichi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
J Hand Surg Am 22:853-62. 1997..adjacent deep forearm fascia midway between the ulnar margin of the median nerve and the radial margin of the ulnar artery. After ultrasonographic design of a 1.0 to 1...
- Ulnar artery pseudoaneurysm in a patient with factor IX deficiency (hemophilia B)Mathew A Plant
Shulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Can J Plast Surg 15:223-5. 2007..Sequelae of this syndrome include both true and false aneurysms, as well as thrombosis of the ulnar artery due to its vulnerability to blunt trauma as it exits Guyon's canal...
- Radial and ulnar artery dominance in normal digitsJ M Kleinert
Christine M Kleinert Institute for Hand and Micro Surgery, Louisville, KY
J Hand Surg Am 14:504-8. 1989..were used to calculate vessel dominance by comparing pulse volume plethysmography amplitudes during radial or ulnar artery compression...
- Guyon's canal syndrome due to tortuous ulnar artery with DeQuervain stenosing tenosynovitis, ligamentous injuries and dorsal intercalated segmental instability syndrome, a rare presentation: a case reportMuhammad Zeeshan
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi, Pakistan
Cases J 2:9390. 2009..On imaging diagnosis of Guyon's canal syndrome because of tortuous ulnar artery was made with additional findings of DeQuervain's stenosing tenosynovitis and dorsal intercalated segmental ..
- Ruptured aneurysm of the ulnar artery in a woman with neurofibromatosisHubert Scheuerlein
Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of the Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
J Vasc Surg 49:494-6. 2009..Angiography demonstrated a 13- x 11-mm aneurysm and a capped rupture of the ulnar artery. Because of the complicated soft-tissue condition, interventional treatment was indicated...
- Hydrogen Peroxide Sensing by Human Endothelial CellsJames Stone; Fiscal Year: 2006..3) Identify and characterize additional protein modifications stimulated by low concentrations of H202, and use this information to establish signaling pathways for sensing H202 in human endothelial cells. ..
- Clinical Utility of Endothelial Function in PADJoseph Vita; Fiscal Year: 2007..This work will provide novel information about the pathogenesis and management of PAD. ..
- Determinants of Shear Stress-Mediated Arterial RemodelingJoseph Vita; Fiscal Year: 2009..data show that removal of the radial artery for use as a bypass conduit produces a marked increase in ulnar artery flow as it accommodates the required supply of blood to the hand...