brachiocephalic veins

Summary

Summary: Large veins on either side of the root of the neck formed by the junction of the internal jugular and subclavian veins. They drain blood from the head, neck, and upper extremities, and unite to form the superior vena cava.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Reversal of pulmonary hypertension after ligation of a brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula
    Michael Robert Clarkson
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:E8. 2002
  2. ncbi Endovascular management of central venous stenoses in the hemodialysis patient: results of percutaneous therapy
    Scott M Surowiec
    Center for Vascular Disease, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:349-54. 2004
  3. ncbi Secondary endovascular repair of a reconstructed superior vena cava in a patient with a malignant thymic epithelial neoplasm
    N Charokopos
    First Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54636, Greece
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:267-70. 2007
  4. ncbi Long-term graft patency after replacement of the brachiocephalic veins combined with resection of mediastinal tumors
    Yasushi Shintani
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, E1, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:809-12. 2005
  5. ncbi Thromboembolic disease involving the superior vena cava and brachiocephalic veins
    Todd R Otten
    St Joseph Mercy Oakland, Pontiac, MI 48341, USA
    Chest 123:809-12. 2003
  6. ncbi Brachiocephalic vein thrombus of papillary thyroid cancer: report of a case
    Eisuke Koike
    Noguchi Thyroid Clinic and Hospital Foundation, Beppu, Oita, Japan
    Surg Today 32:59-62. 2002
  7. doi Thyroid carcinoma with extensive tumor thrombus in the atrium
    Yuko Yamagami
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Police Hospital, 10 31 Kitayama cho, Tennoji ku, Osaka 543 0035, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:555-8. 2008
  8. ncbi Percutaneous trans-jugular mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of thrombosed upper arm fistulas
    Jose Garcia Medina
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2872-3. 2005
  9. ncbi Cephalic arch stenosis
    Kaveh Kian
    Denver Nephrology, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Semin Dial 21:78-82. 2008
  10. ncbi The two-stage brachial artery-brachial vein autogenous fistula for hemodialysis: an alternative autogenous option for hemodialysis access
    Niren Angle
    UCSD Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, Calif 92103 8403, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:806-10. 2005

Detail Information

Publications157 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Reversal of pulmonary hypertension after ligation of a brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula
    Michael Robert Clarkson
    Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:E8. 2002
    ..The clinical presentation, investigation, management, and pathophysiology of this complication are discussed...
  2. ncbi Endovascular management of central venous stenoses in the hemodialysis patient: results of percutaneous therapy
    Scott M Surowiec
    Center for Vascular Disease, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:349-54. 2004
    ..Angiographic evidence of central venous stenosis was present in 35 patients (18%) (superior vena cava 5, brachiocephalic veins 14, and subclavian veins 18). Follow-up averaged 873 days from the date of initial intervention...
  3. ncbi Secondary endovascular repair of a reconstructed superior vena cava in a patient with a malignant thymic epithelial neoplasm
    N Charokopos
    First Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, AHEPA Hospital, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 54636, Greece
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:267-70. 2007
    ..Endovascular repair was performed with the deployment of self-expanding nitinol stents, resulting in immediate relief of symptoms. The stented graft has remained patent for a follow-up period of 7 months...
  4. ncbi Long-term graft patency after replacement of the brachiocephalic veins combined with resection of mediastinal tumors
    Yasushi Shintani
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, E1, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:809-12. 2005
    We sought to investigate the correlation between type of vascular reconstruction and long-term graft patency after replacement of brachiocephalic veins combined with resection of mediastinal malignancies.
  5. ncbi Thromboembolic disease involving the superior vena cava and brachiocephalic veins
    Todd R Otten
    St Joseph Mercy Oakland, Pontiac, MI 48341, USA
    Chest 123:809-12. 2003
    ..To evaluate the frequency of diagnosis and the characteristics of brachiocephalic vein and superior vena cava (SVC) thromboembolic disease...
  6. ncbi Brachiocephalic vein thrombus of papillary thyroid cancer: report of a case
    Eisuke Koike
    Noguchi Thyroid Clinic and Hospital Foundation, Beppu, Oita, Japan
    Surg Today 32:59-62. 2002
    ..We herein report our case, review the literature, and discuss the associated diagnostic problems and treatments including such areas as age, gender, symptoms, pathology, extension, and outcome...
  7. doi Thyroid carcinoma with extensive tumor thrombus in the atrium
    Yuko Yamagami
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Police Hospital, 10 31 Kitayama cho, Tennoji ku, Osaka 543 0035, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:555-8. 2008
    ..Patients with an extensive tumor thrombus generally have poor prognoses and high mortality. This patient has been followed for 7 months after successful operation without recurrence...
  8. ncbi Percutaneous trans-jugular mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of thrombosed upper arm fistulas
    Jose Garcia Medina
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2872-3. 2005
  9. ncbi Cephalic arch stenosis
    Kaveh Kian
    Denver Nephrology, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Semin Dial 21:78-82. 2008
    ..This article discusses the anatomy, postulated etiology and percutaneous interventions for the treatment of CAS. In addition, the report highlights surgical alternatives to the management of stenosis in this segment of the cephalic vein...
  10. ncbi The two-stage brachial artery-brachial vein autogenous fistula for hemodialysis: an alternative autogenous option for hemodialysis access
    Niren Angle
    UCSD Section of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine, San Diego, Calif 92103 8403, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:806-10. 2005
    ..Arm swelling and steal have not been a problem, and all patients have been able to have full dialysis through the fistula after appropriate maturation times...
  11. ncbi What should nephrologists know about hand ischemia?
    Arif Asif
    Interventional Nephrology, Division of Nephrology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Semin Dial 20:465-74. 2007
  12. ncbi Salvaging and maintaining non-maturing Brescia-Cimino haemodialysis fistulae by percutaneous intervention
    H H Song
    Department of Radiology, Halla Hospital, Yeon dong, Jeju, Jeju do, South Korea
    Clin Radiol 61:404-9. 2006
    ..To report our experience of the salvage of non-maturing Brescia-Cimino dialysis fistulae by percutaneous intervention...
  13. doi Venous congestion of the breast mimicking inflammatory breast cancer: case report and review of literature
    Craig Blum
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Breast J 14:97-101. 2008
    ..We review the literature and present a clinical case of a patient presenting with features concerning for inflammatory breast cancer, but in fact were the result of dialysis access related venous congestion of the breast...
  14. doi Intermediate-term patency of upper arm arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis access in children
    Ramanath N Haricharan
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:147-51. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate the 2-year cumulative thrombosis-free survival of basilic vein transposition (BVT) and brachiocephalic fistulae in children...
  15. ncbi Creation of secondary AV fistulas from failed hemodialysis grafts: the role of routine vein mapping
    V D Nguyen
    Memorial Nephrology Associates, Olympia, Washington 98506, USA
    J Vasc Access 8:91-6. 2007
    ..This success rate demonstrates the value of vein selection by vascular mapping prior to graft failure and early vascular access planning in the successful creation of secondary AVF...
  16. ncbi Central venous stenosis in haemodialysis patients without a previous history of catheter placement
    Levent Oguzkurt
    Baskent University, Adana Teaching and Medical Research Centre, Department of Radiology, Adana, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 55:237-42. 2005
    ..To evaluate dialysis history, imaging findings and outcome of endovascular treatment in six patients with central venous stenosis without a history of previous catheter placement...
  17. doi The natural history of autologous fistulas as first-time dialysis access in the KDOQI era
    Andre Biuckians
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:415-21; discussion 420-1. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the natural history of AVF in patients requiring first-time permanent access in a large academic vascular surgery practice...
  18. ncbi Factors associated with unsuccessful utilization and early failure of the arterio-venous fistula for hemodialysis
    Pietro Ravani
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Cremona, Italy
    J Nephrol 18:188-96. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether fistulae created in patients referred to a nephrologist less than 3 months before dialysis start show higher risk of unsuccessful use and early failure...
  19. doi Cephalic arch stenosis in patients with fistula access for hemodialysis: relationship to diabetes and thrombosis
    Mary Hammes
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, U S A
    Hemodial Int 12:85-9. 2008
    ..Diabetes was found to have a negative association with CAS for undefined reasons. Attempts to understand this relationship are important...
  20. ncbi Unilateral pleural effusions associated with stenoses of left brachiocephalic veins in haemodialysis patients
    Enrique Morales Ruiz
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital Universitario, Madrid, Spain
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1257-9. 2005
  21. ncbi Central vein obstruction in vascular access
    V Mickley
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Kreiskrankenhaus Rastatt, Engelstrasse 39, D 76437, Germany
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32:439-44. 2006
    ..This article discusses the epidemiology and clinical features of central venous obstruction and the different surgical and interventional alternatives for its treatment...
  22. ncbi Prospective evaluation of factors associated with early failure of arteriovenous fistulae in hemodialysis patients
    Mohamed A Elsharawy
    Vascular Unit, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Vascular 14:70-4. 2006
    ..Our data showed that intraoperative blood flow is a reliable parameter that determines the early failure of an AVF. Careful selection of the vein and the artery may reduce the rate of failure...
  23. ncbi Use of nitinol stents following recanalization of central venous occlusions in hemodialysis patients
    Dheeraj K Rajan
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network University of Toronto, M5G 2N2, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 30:662-7. 2007
    ..To retrospectively review the patency of endovascular interventions with nitinol stent placement for symptomatic central venous occlusions in hemodialysis patients...
  24. ncbi Early experiences of intraoperative ultrasound guided angioplasty of the arterial stenosis during upper limb arteriovenous fistula creation
    M Napoli
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation Unit, V Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy
    J Vasc Access 8:97-102. 2007
    ..In our experience, stenting after IUTA does not add any other advantages...
  25. ncbi Intraoperative flow measurements are helpful in the treatment of high-inflow steal syndrome on a predialysis patient with a brachiocephalic fistula: a case report
    Eric S Chemla
    St George s Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
    Ann Vasc Surg 21:645-7. 2007
    ..We believe that inflow reduction might be superior to DRIL in treating steal syndrome caused by high inflow and that transit time ultrasound might be helpful when transonic treatment is not possible...
  26. ncbi Salvage of arteriovenous fistula by angioplasty of collateral veins establishing a new channel
    I Ahmad
    American Access Care, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Vasc Access 8:123-5. 2007
    ..This report describes a case of salvage of an upper arm fistula by repeated angioplasty of the collateral veins after the main out flow vein was occluded and could not be recanalyzed...
  27. ncbi Evaluation of the efficacy of the transposed upper arm arteriovenous fistula: a single institutional review of 190 basilic and cephalic vein transposition procedures
    Karen Woo
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:94-99; discussion 100. 2007
    ..We then compared our tAVF patients with a cohort of upper arm arteriovenous grafts (AVG)...
  28. ncbi Long-term outcomes of primary angioplasty and primary stenting of central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patients
    Andrew M Bakken
    Center for Vascular Disease, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:776-83. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes of primary angioplasty (PTA) vs primary stenting (PTS) in a dialysis access population at a tertiary referral academic medical center...
  29. ncbi Novel repair of venous aneurysms secondary to arteriovenous dialysis fistulae
    George E Pierce
    Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:55-60. 2007
    ..Reduction aneurysmoplasty as described in this report offers an effective and low-risk option for the management of venous aneurysms secondary to arteriovenous fistulae in hemodialysis patients...
  30. ncbi Stent fracture in the left brachiocephalic vein
    Masamichi Wada
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 8:103-6. 2007
    ..At least 9 months after the stent-in-stent procedure, there has been no edema in his left arm. Therefore, stent-in-stent is one of the useful strategies for stent fracture in central venous obstruction...
  31. ncbi Central vein stenosis: a nephrologist's perspective
    Anil K Agarwal
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Semin Dial 20:53-62. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi Dialysis fistulae patency and preoperative diameter ultrasound measurements
    E Korten
    Department of Non Invasive Vascular Diagnostics, Vascular Centre, Saint Franciscus Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 33:467-71. 2007
    ..This study was designed to investigate the possibility of defining a vascular diameter with a practical cut-off point, which predicts a successful patency for radiocephalic arteriovenous fistulae in dialysis patients...
  33. ncbi Efficient haemodialysis despite complete central venous thrombosis
    C Hecking
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Vasa 35:243-4. 2006
    ..In order to avoid deterioration of the haemodynamic situation interventions may be withheld unless clinical problems related to a diminished outflow occur...
  34. ncbi Does the surgeon's experience impact on radiocephalic fistula patency rates?
    Nicholas Fassiadis
    South West Thames Surrey and Sussex Renal Transplant Unit, St George s Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Semin Dial 20:455-7. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the placement of a RCF should be performed by the most experienced member of a team dedicated to vascular access creation or at least under his supervision...
  35. ncbi The importance of a dedicated vascular access team
    Debasish Banerjee
    St George s Healthcare NHS Trust, and St George s Hospital, University of London, London, UK
    Semin Dial 20:458. 2007
  36. ncbi [Acute cardiac failure secondary to brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula in patient on chronic haemodialysis]
    Anna Bednarek-Skublewska
    Katedra i Klinika Nefrologii AM w Lublinie
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 112:1221-7. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi Optic nerve edema: complication of peripheral hemodialysis shunt
    Susie Chang
    Cole Eye Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 19:88-90. 2004
    ..We report an unusual case of unilateral optic nerve edema secondary to a contralateral peripheral hemodialysis shunt...
  38. ncbi Determinants of failure of brachiocephalic elbow fistulas for haemodialysis
    C J Zeebregts
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:209-14. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the results of brachiocephalic fistulas for haemodialysis and to determine possible predictors of failure...
  39. ncbi Transposed brachiobasilic fistula or PTFE arm graft - alternative or complementary?
    J A Milburn
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Scotland
    J Vasc Access 9:117-21. 2008
    ..Our primary aims were (1) to examine the patency of transposed brachiobasilic (TBB) fistulae compared to arm arteriovenous graft (AVG) without prior transposition, and (2) to examine the patency of AVG with and without prior transposition...
  40. ncbi [Venous stents]
    M Lutolf
    Röntgeninstitut, Kantonsspital, Chur
    Ther Umsch 60:204-10. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi A complication associated with central line removal in the pediatric population: retained fixed catheter fragments
    Sarah A Jones
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Dalhousie University, IWK Health Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Pediatr Surg 38:594-6. 2003
    ..However, there is no literature that describes the complications that occur at the time of removal of these lines...
  42. ncbi Incidence of central vein stenosis and occlusion following upper extremity PICC and port placement
    Carin F Gonsalves
    Department of Radiology, Jefferson Medical College Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Suite 4200 Gibbon Building, 111 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 26:123-7. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi The reverse J arteriovenous graft configuration for hemodialysis access: rationale, technique, and outcomes
    David L Cull
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina 29605, USA
    Am Surg 74:620-4; discussion 624-5. 2008
    ..Therefore, the reverse J configuration enhances the secondary patency of AV graft patency and AV access site longevity...
  44. pmc Elbow fistulas using autogeneous vein: patency rates and results of revision
    G J Murphy
    University Department of Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Postgrad Med J 78:483-6. 2002
    ..The provision and maintenance of vascular access remains a major cost to end stage renal failure programmes. There are few reports regarding the surgical revision of the failing native elbow arteriovenous fistula (AVF)...
  45. ncbi Autogeneous elbow fistulas: the effect of diabetes mellitus on maturation, patency, and complication rates
    G J Murphy
    Department of Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, U K
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 23:452-7. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi Comparison of venography and ultrasound for the diagnosis of asymptomatic deep vein thrombosis in the upper body in children: results of the PARKAA study. Prophylactic Antithrombin Replacement in Kids with ALL treated with Asparaginase
    Christoph Male
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Thromb Haemost 87:593-8. 2002
    ..A combination of both venography and ultrasound is required for screening for DVT in the upper venous system...
  47. ncbi Prevention of recurrent central venous stenosis using endovascular irradiation following stent placement in hemodialysis patients
    P C Kwok
    Department of Radiology and Imaging, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:400-6. 2001
    ..Endovascular irradiation with a noncentering source does not prolong the patency after angioplasty and stenting of central venous stenosis in hemodialysis patients...
  48. ncbi External beam radiation therapy to prevent anastomotic intimal hyperplasia in prosthetic arteriovenous fistulas: results of a randomized trial
    Robert B van Tongeren
    Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Radiother Oncol 69:73-7. 2003
    ..However, it did not result in less reinterventions or stenoses after radiation treatment of the venous anastomosis in polytetrafluoroethylene dialysis access...
  49. ncbi Impact of short-term hemodialysis catheters on the central veins: a catheter venographic study
    Levent Oguzkurt
    Department of Radiology, Adana Medical Center, Baskent University, Dadaloglu Mah 39 Sok No 6, Yuregir, Adana 01250, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 52:293-9. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of pericatheter sleeve formation, thrombus formation, and stenosis of the central veins in hemodialysis patients with temporary catheters...
  50. ncbi Intra-access blood flow in patients with newly created upper-arm arteriovenous native fistulae for hemodialysis access
    Andrew I Chin
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:850-8. 2004
    ..This single-center cohort study evaluated intra-access blood flow (Q AC) in 3 variants of newly created upper-arm fistulae...
  51. ncbi Brachial vein transposition arteriovenous fistula: is it an acceptable option for chronic dialysis vascular access?
    P J Torina
    Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Vasc Access 9:39-44. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the midterm performance of brachial vein arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and to compare this performance with arteriovenous grafts (AVGs) and basilic vein transposition AVFs...
  52. ncbi Peripheral venous hypertension of the hand: a complication of a proximal radial artery arteriovenous fistula
    J E Anaya-Ayala
    Division of Vascular Surgery, The Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Vasc Access 9:64-6. 2008
    ..We briefly discuss this complication and considerations of its management in relation to the bidirectional PRAVF creation...
  53. ncbi Endovascular stent placement in the treatment of upper extremity central venous obstruction in hemodialysis patients
    Cuneyt Aytekin
    Department of Radiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Radiol 49:81-5. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of stent placement for treating upper extremity central venous obstruction in chronic hemodialysis patients...
  54. doi Side-to-side arteriovenous fistula at the elbow with perforating vein ligation
    Majid Moini
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Sina Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Vasc Surg 47:1274-8. 2008
    ..This would also lesson the likelihood of arterial steal enabling a favorable outcome following a brachial artery medial antecubital or cephalic vein arterio-venous fistula (AVF)...
  55. doi Endovascular salvage of nonmaturing autogenous hemodialysis fistulas: comparison with endovascular therapy of failing mature fistulas
    Hannu I Manninen
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Kuopio University Hospital and Kuopio University, Puijonlaaksontie 2, FI 70210 KUOPIO, Finland
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:870-6. 2008
    ....
  56. ncbi Patterns of relapse following radiotherapy for differentiated thyroid cancer: implication for target volume delineation
    Muhammad Azrif
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Radiother Oncol 89:105-13. 2008
    ..There are no standardized guidelines or consensus in target delineation for radiotherapy in thyroid cancer...
  57. ncbi Prosthetic axillary-axillary arteriovenous straight access (necklace graft) for difficult hemodialysis patients: a prospective single-center experience
    Mohamed A Morsy
    South West Thames, Surrey and Sussex Renal Transplant Network, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 48:1251-4, 1254.e1. 2008
    ..We describe our experience with this procedure in a series of patients...
  58. doi Cranial vena caval syndrome secondary to central venous obstruction associated with a pacemaker lead in a dog
    Jennifer M Mulz
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    J Vet Cardiol 12:217-23. 2010
    ..the cranial vena cava and 3 additional suspected filling abnormalities within both external jugular veins, brachiocephalic veins and cranial vena cava...
  59. ncbi Endovascular treatment of malignant superior vena cava syndrome: is bilateral wallstent placement superior to unilateral placement?
    Hans Peter Dinkel
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Inselspital, University Hospital of Berne, Switzerland
    J Endovasc Ther 10:788-97. 2003
    ..To report our experience with unilateral versus bilateral stent placement in the treatment of malignant superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS)...
  60. ncbi Percutaneous stenting of superior vena cava syndrome: treatment outcome in patients with benign and malignant etiology
    Neal R Barshes
    Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Vascular 15:314-21. 2007
    ..In contrast, bilateral kissing stents were deployed in 9 patients (16%), which extended from bilateral brachiocephalic veins to the proximal SVC...
  61. ncbi Detection of metastases to internal jugular vein and superior vena cava on 131-I scan
    Archi Agrawal
    From the Radiation Medicine Center, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India and daggerDepartment of Radiology, Port Trust Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Clin Nucl Med 34:934-5. 2009
    ..which showed a heterogeneously enhancing thrombus in the right IJV, extending to the confluence of the brachiocephalic veins and into the superior vena cava (SVC). A nonenhancing thrombus was also seen in the right subclavian vein...
  62. ncbi Superior vena cava syndrome due to thrombotic occlusion in a thrombophilic renal transplant recipient: a case report
    P Di Cocco
    Transplant and Renal Failure Unit, Department of Surgery, University of L Aquila, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1358-61. 2010
    ..Imaging revealed thrombosis of the right internal jugular vein with extension along the confluence of the brachiocephalic veins and partial obstruction of the superior vena cava...
  63. ncbi The clinical anatomy of the internal thoracic veins
    M Loukas
    Department of Anatomical Sciences, St George s University, Grenada, West Indies
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 66:25-32. 2007
    ..to form a single vein (one for the right side and one for the left) draining into the right and left brachiocephalic veins. The tributaries of ITVs corresponded to the branches of ITA...
  64. ncbi Intracardiac (superior vena cava/right atrial) ECGs using saline solution as the conductive medium for the proper positioning of the Shiley hemodialysis catheter: is it not time to forego [correction of forgo] the postinsertion chest radiograph?
    John E Madias
    Division of Cardiology, Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79 01 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373, USA
    Chest 124:2363-7. 2003
    ..The double-lumen Shiley central venous catheter (SCVC), inserted via the brachiocephalic veins, is often employed for HD, and it is customary to obtain a chest radiograph to ensure proper positioning ..
  65. doi Delayed treatment of a traumatic left subclavian artery pseudoaneurysm
    Randall W Franz
    Vascular and Vein Center, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio 43325, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:482-5. 2008
    ..The patient underwent emergent repair of the confluence of the right internal jugular, subclavian and brachiocephalic veins, and laparotomy secondary to compartment syndrome...
  66. ncbi Crohn's and Behçet's disease association presenting with superior vena cava thrombosis
    Aydin Seref Koksal
    Departments of Gastroenterology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Dig Dis Sci 50:1698-701. 2005
    ..ultrasonography and computed tomography scan revealed bilateral thrombosis of the external jugular veins, brachiocephalic veins, and superior vena cava...
  67. ncbi [CT imaging study of anterior approaches to the upper thoracic spine]
    Yi Xing Huang
    Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou 325000, Zhejiang, China
    Zhongguo Gu Shang 22:685-7. 2009
    ..This study is to investigate the exposure ranges of different anterior surgical approaches to the UTS for making the preoperative plan by means of CT images analysis...
  68. ncbi Outcome of simultaneous and staged microvascular free tissue transfer connected to arteriovenous loops in areas lacking recipient vessels
    Peter M Vogt
    Department of Plastic, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1568-75. 2007
    ..In this study, the authors analyzed whether the outcome differs when flaps were transferred simultaneously or subsequently after construction of arteriovenous loops...
  69. ncbi Intravascular uptake during fluoroscopically guided cervical interlaminar steroid injection at C6-7: a case report
    Mark S Kaplan
    Department of Orthopaedics and Physical Rehabilitation, Worcester, MA 01605 2982, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:553-8. 2008
    ..space and returns blood to the right atrium through the paired vertebral veins and right and left brachiocephalic veins. In all 4 cases, intravascular uptake occurred despite negative aspiration of blood before the contrast ..
  70. ncbi The clinical anatomy of the great veins of the neck
    Harold Ellis
    Professor
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 71:M20-1. 2010
    ..A detailed knowledge of the internal jugular, subclavian and brachiocephalic veins is therefore of considerable importance - especially their surface markings and the position of adjacent ..
  71. ncbi A novel percutaneously adjustable device for ligature of the vertical vein in the setting of obstructive totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    Ujjwal K Chowdhury
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Cardiol Young 17:380-6. 2007
    ..We describe here a new device, permitting adjustable ligation of the vertical vein, which permits us to avoid multiple reoperations...
  72. pmc Synchronous primary intrapulmonary and mediastinal thymoma--a case report
    Zuoqing Song
    Department of Lung Cancer Surgery, Tianjin Key Laboratory of Lung Cancer Metastasis and Tumor Microenvironment, Tianjin Lung Cancer Institute, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300052, China
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:69. 2010
    ..lobectomy of right lung were performed, with lymph Nodes clearance, superior vena cava, left and right brachiocephalic veins resection, reconstruction of left brachiocephalic vein to right auricle and reconstruction of right ..
  73. ncbi Radical operation for invasive thymoma with intracaval, intracardiac, and lung invasion
    Yasuhiro Shudo
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Japan Labour Health and Welfare Organization, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Card Surg 22:330-2. 2007
    ..with a lobectomy, along with a combined resection of the right atrium and reconstruction of the bilateral brachiocephalic veins and right atrium...
  74. ncbi A new approach for obtaining blood samples from pigs
    B Lawhorn
    Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 192:781-2. 1988
    ..Using this method, blood samples were obtained rapidly from the brachiocephalic veins of 155 15- to 137-kg swine...
  75. doi Primary and staged transposition arteriovenous fistulas
    Michael R Arroyo
    Department of Surgery, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK 74135, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1279-83. 2008
    ..Transposition AVFs (AVF-T) have been used for these individuals to avoid catheters and grafts. We report our experience with primary and staged basilic vein AVF-Ts and staged brachial vein AVF-Ts...
  76. ncbi Absent left and right superior vena cava and azygos continuation of inferior vena cava: a rare anomaly of systemic venous return
    Muhammad Bilal Quraishi
    Department of Internal Medicine and Electrophysiology, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:E159-61. 2010
    ..Further evaluation revealed congenital absence of superior vena cava with two brachiocephalic veins draining separately...
  77. doi Angioplasty with stent graft versus bare stent for recurrent cephalic arch stenosis in autogenous arteriovenous access for hemodialysis: a prospective randomized clinical trial
    David Shemesh
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Access Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Vasc Surg 48:1524-31, 1531.e1-2. 2008
    ..Because the results of stenting are unsatisfactory, we compared the efficacy of stent grafts with bare stents in these patients...
  78. doi Atypical carcinoid of thymus associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 1
    Yosuke Otake
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Nishi Kobe Medical Center, Nishi ku, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:534-7. 2010
    ..We suggest chest computed tomography scan or magnetic resonance imaging for MEN-1 patients and serological or genetic screening for patients with thymic carcinoid to screen for MEN-1...
  79. ncbi Left superior vena cava with left azygos vein
    Mamoru Uemura
    Department of Anatomy, Osaka Dental University, 8 1, Kuzuhahanazono cho, Hirakata shi, Osaka 573 1121, Japan
    Okajimas Folia Anat Jpn 86:55-60. 2009
    ..The left superior vena cava began from the confluence between the right and left brachiocephalic veins, and extended directly into the left superior edge of the coronary sinus...
  80. ncbi Failure of left-sided implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantation due to absence of left brachiocephalic vein
    D Antonelli
    Department of Cardiology, Central Hemek Hospital, Afula, Israel
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:1842-3. 1999
    ..Implantation was successfully attempted using the right-sided venous access...
  81. doi Decreased access resistance in haemodialysis patients with upper arm arteriovenous fistulae
    Wil A M A van der Mark
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2105-6; author reply 2106-7. 2008
  82. ncbi [Pseudocoarctation of the aorta associated with a retroaortic innominate vein]
    J Bechini Bernard
    An Pediatr (Barc) 68:191-2. 2008
  83. doi Chylopericardium in a child with impaired venous access following small bowel transplantation
    V Bhole
    Cardiology Unit, Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Pediatr Transplant 15:e39-41. 2011
    ..The most likely cause for the chylopericardium was venous occlusion of the subclavian veins with backpressure resulting in a lymphatic leak. A brief review of literature along with treatment options is discussed...
  84. doi eComment: The anastomosis between aorta and extension conduit of the pulmonary artery
    Emin Tireli
    Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Capa 34390, Turkey
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:194. 2008
  85. ncbi Bilateral retrosternal dislocation and hypertrophy of medial clavicular heads with compression to brachiocephalic vein
    T Ege
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Trakya University Medical School, Edirne, Turkey
    Int Angiol 22:325-27. 2003
    ..The heads of the clavicles were resected and the vein compression was eliminated. Six weeks later, venous congestion disappeared and the brachiocephalic vein was patent...
  86. ncbi Cephalic arch stenosis in autogenous brachiocephalic hemodialysis fistulas: results of cutting balloon angioplasty
    Søren T Heerwagen
    Department of Interventional Radiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Vasc Access 11:41-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to report outcomes after cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) of cephalic arch stenosis...
  87. ncbi Percutaneous AngioJet thrombectomy in the management of extensive deep venous thrombosis
    K Kasirajan
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque 87131 5341, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 12:179-85. 2001
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of a percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy (PMT) device for rapid thrombus removal following deep venous thrombosis (DVT)...
  88. ncbi Functional patency of autogenous AV fistulas for hemodialysis
    T H Nguyen
    Surgical Service, Long Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center and Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, USA
    J Vasc Access 8:275-80. 2007
    ..Although AV fistulas are the preferred access for hemodialysis and have low complication rates, failure to function remains high and time to first dialysis may be several months...
  89. ncbi Facial and left arm swelling in a hemodialysis patient
    Dimitrios Anestis D Moutzouris
    Department of Nephrology, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Semin Dial 20:269-70. 2007
  90. doi Spectral optimization of chest CT angiography with reduced iodine load: experience in 80 patients evaluated with dual-source, dual-energy CT
    Marie Aurélie Delesalle
    Department of Thoracic Imaging, Hôpital Calmette EA 2694 Université Lille Nord de France, Boulevard Jules Leclercq, 59037 Lille, France
    Radiology 267:256-66. 2013
    ..To determine the energy levels that provide optimal imaging of thoracic circulation at dual-energy computed tomographic (CT) angiography with reduced iodine load in comparison with a standard technique...
  91. doi A case report: a young waiter with Paget-Schroetter syndrome
    Nicholas Drakos
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:e291-4. 2013
    ..The primary complication of PSS is post-thrombotic syndrome, a result of chronic venous hypertension...
  92. pmc Influence of estradiol and fetal stress on luteinizing hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, and prolactin in late-gestation fetal sheep
    Charles E Wood
    Department of Physiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Fla 32610 0274, USA
    Neonatology 100:155-61. 2011
    ..Our previous studies have also suggested a role of estradiol in augmenting the fetal stress response to BCO...
  93. ncbi Heart-lung transplantation in situs inversus totalis
    Tobias Deuse
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1002-3. 2009
    ..Here we present our simplified surgical technique for combined heart-lung transplantation and provide a concise review of the literature...
  94. pmc Stenting of the superior vena cava and left brachiocephalic vein with preserving the central venous catheter in situ
    Peter Isfort
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Korean J Radiol 12:629-33. 2011
    ....
  95. doi Neurological sequelae from brachiocephalic vein stenosis
    David W Herzig
    Department of Neurosurgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Neurosurg 118:1058-62. 2013
    ..Central venous stenosis is common with hemodialysis, but rarely presents with neurological findings. Prompt recognition and endovascular intervention can restore normal venous drainage and resolve symptoms...
  96. ncbi Possible pathomechanisms responsible for injury to the central nervous system in the settings of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency
    Marian Simka
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, EUROMEDIC Specialist Clinics, Katowice, Poland
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 7:93-9. 2012
    ..It is hoped that this review will help to elucidate new strategies and treatments for multiple sclerosis and will show new avenues for the research on this debilitating disease...
  97. ncbi [Thymic carcinoma with vascular resection]
    Minoru Yamaki
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Onomichi General Hospital, Onomichi, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 65:489-92. 2012
    ..Case 1:The aortic arch and the innominate vein were involved. Case 2:The left brachiocephalic vein was involved. Case 3:Tumor invaded to superior vena cava. Complete resection of the tumor was possible with vascular reconstruction...
  98. doi Radiofrequency wire for the recanalization of central vein occlusions that have failed conventional endovascular techniques
    Marcelo Guimaraes
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 23:1016-21. 2012
    ..To report the technique and acute technical results associated with the PowerWire Radiofrequency (RF) Guidewire used to recanalize central vein occlusions (CVOs) after the failure of conventional endovascular techniques...
  99. ncbi Innominate vein vascular ring provides novel insight into systemic venous embryogenesis
    Charissa R Pockett
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Cardiol Young 22:469-71. 2012
    ..We report a case of duplicate innominate veins forming a vascular ring encircling the ascending aorta. We postulate that this vascular ring represents the failure of both a dorsal and ventral precardinal anastomosis to regress...
  100. doi The role of ultrasonography in determining central venous patency in patients undergoing bowel transplantation
    Tetsuro Sakai
    Department of Anesthesiology, UPMC Montefiore Presbyterian, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:E78-83. 2012
    ..23-0.60), respectively. In addition, VG confirmed stenosis in 32% of the right and 50% of the left brachiocephalic veins and 41% of the superior vena cava...
  101. doi Transesophageal echocardiography and vascular ultrasound in the diagnosis of catheter-related persistent left superior vena cava thrombosis
    Theodosios Saranteas
    2nd Department of Anaesthesia and cardiovascular critical care, University of Athens, Attikon Hospital, Greece
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:452-5. 2009
    ..This case underlines the role of cardiovascular ultrasound examination as an important tool in performing variety of monitoring in the setting of the ICU...

Research Grants24

  1. Estrogen Influences on Fetal Adrenocorticotropin
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Estrogen Influences on Fetal Adrenocorticotropin
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results will identify the processes within the reflex pathway that can be manipulated pharmacologically and therefore enhance fetal survival during hypotensive stress. ..
  4. SHORT-TERM RESEARCH TRAINING FOR MINORITY STUDENTS
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The emphasis of this training program in the next five years will be to significantly expand the students' horizons and to recruit students into basic biomedical science. ..
  5. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. FETAL REFLEX RESPONSES TO CEREBRAL HYPOPERFUSION
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Improvement of our knowledge of the rnle of prostanoids in the control of fetal blood pressure is also quite important in light of the use of prostaglandin synthase inhibitors clinically for various reasons, including tocolysis. ..
  7. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will identify the processes within the reflex pathway that can be manipulated pharmacologically and therefore enhance fetal survival during hypotensive stress. ..
  8. Renal Transporters and Fetal Neuroendocrinology
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal is aimed at providing a novel understanding of fetal stress hormones and novel approaches towards manipulating the fetal stress response. ..
  9. Training in Endocrine, Metabolic, and Prenatal Basis of Chronic Kidney Disease
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The predoctoral training usually takes ~ 5 years with the first year provided by the respective college, an average of 3-4 years support anticipated from the training grant and additional funds supplied by the mentors research grants. ..
  10. SHORT-TERM RESEARCH TRAINING FOR MINORITY STUDENTS
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The emphasis of this training program in the next five years will be to significantly expand the students' horizons and to recruit students into basic biomedical science. ..
  11. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will identify the processes within the reflex pathway that can be manipulated pharmacologically and therefore enhance fetal survival during hypotensive stress. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Estrogen Influences on Fetal Adrenocorticotropin
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Estrogen Influences on Fetal Adrenocorticotropin
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Estrogen Influences on Fetal Adrenocorticotropin
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. FETAL CARDIOVASCULAR AND ENDOCRINE REFLEX RESPONSES
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Renal Transporters and Fetal Neuroendocrinology
    Charles Wood; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal is aimed at providing a novel understanding of fetal stress hormones and novel approaches towards manipulating the fetal stress response. ..
  20. Novel Methods for Hemodialysis Access Evaluation
    William Weitzel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This Award will support the training needed to become an effective independent clinical investigator focused on bioengineering applications in medicine. ..
  21. Novel Methods for Hemodialysis Access Evaluation
    William Weitzel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This Award will support the training needed to become an effective independent clinical investigator focused on bioengineering applications in medicine. ..