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 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi 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
  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. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi Efficient haemodialysis despite complete central venous thrombosis
    C Hecking
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Vasa 35:243-4. 2006
  9. 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi 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...
  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. ncbi 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)...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi 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
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi Percutaneous trans-jugular mechanical thrombectomy for the treatment of thrombosed upper arm fistulas
    Jose Garcia Medina
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:2872-3. 2005
  21. 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...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  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 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...
  30. 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
  31. 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
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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)...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi [Venous stents]
    M Lutolf
    Röntgeninstitut, Kantonsspital, Chur
    Ther Umsch 60:204-10. 2003
    ....
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. 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)...
  50. ncbi 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. ncbi 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...
  55. 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)...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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 ..
  61. ncbi 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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 ..
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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 ..
  68. 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...
  69. 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 ..
  70. 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...
  71. ncbi Primary intrapulmonary thymoma successfully resected with vascular reconstruction
    Hironori Ishibashi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sendai Kousei Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:1735-7. 2003
    ..There has been no evidence of recurrence in 6 years. Complete resection of the tumor with vascular reconstruction and adjuvant radiation should be considered in invasive intrapulmonary thymoma...
  72. ncbi Central vein stenosis or occlusion associated with cardiac rhythm management device leads in hemodialysis patients with ipsilateral arteriovenous access: a retrospective study of treatment using stents or stent-grafts
    Theodore F Saad
    Nephrology Associates, PA, Newark, DE 19713, USA
    J Vasc Access 11:293-302. 2010
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the outcomes, complications, and patency following stenting of CRMD lead-associated central vein stenosis or occlusion, and to determine the effect of stents on CRMD function...
  73. ncbi A novel innominate vein-to-common atrium fenestration at Fontan completion
    Thomas S Mir
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University Heart Center, University of Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:e38-40. 2010
    ..The technique proved safe and reproducible, did not add to surgical difficulty or time, and provided reliable fenestration of up to at least 3 weeks, with a high rate of spontaneous closure during intermediate follow-up...
  74. doi Novel use of the Amplatzer duct occluder for percutaneous closure of a large subclavian artery to innominate vein fistula in a neonate
    Kelly Evans
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Congenit Heart Dis 1:46-9. 2006
    ..We report the use of the Amplatzer Duct Occluder for transcatheter closure of a rare subclavian artery to innominate vein fistula in a neonate...
  75. ncbi Upper limb thrombosis associated with assisted conception treatment
    J A Stewart
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Hum Reprod 12:2174-5. 1997
    ..The accepted argument that lower limb thrombosis occurring in cases of complicated or severe hyperstimulation syndrome represents the likeliest thrombo-embolic disorder in this situation is questioned...
  76. ncbi Veins of the thoracic limb of the Van cat
    Z Ozudogru
    Yuzuncu Yil Universitesi, Veteriner Fakultesi, Anatomi Anabilim Dali, Van, Turkey
    Anat Histol Embryol 32:116-23. 2003
    ....
  77. ncbi [Jugular vein thrombosis, subclavian vein thrombosis and right brachiocephalic vein thrombosis after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer: a case report]
    Fei Gong
    Reproductive and Stem Cell Institute, Central South University, Changsha 410078, Changsha 410078, China
    Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 36:453-6. 2011
    ..The main treatment was low molecular weight heparin anticoagulation and low molecular weight dextran expansion. Timely Cesarean section is recommended to ensure the safety of perinatal mother and child...
  78. ncbi Retroaortic innominate vein with coarctation of the aorta: surgical repair and embryology review
    Igor E Konstantinov
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1014-6. 2003
    ..The ascending aorta was transected and the innominate vein was brought in front of it. We review the anatomy and embryology of this rare entity and describe the surgical technique to avoid recoarctation and innomante vein compression...
  79. pmc First human use of a new PFM "Babystent"
    M B E Schneider
    Heart 89:83. 2003
  80. ncbi Cachexia in a 53-year-old end-stage renal disease patient on hemodialysis
    Chirag Vaidya
    Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Semin Dial 20:475-6. 2007
  81. ncbi Venous cerebral infarction in a patient with peripheral hemodialysis shunt and occlusion of the left brachiocephalic vein
    Haruo Nishijima
    Department of Neurology, Aomori Prefectural Central Hospital, Aomori City, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 20:381-3. 2011
    ..This case illustrates that abnormal extracranial venous circulation should be considered when cerebral venous congestion is assumed to produce neurologic symptoms in patients with an arteriovenous shunt...
  82. ncbi Access stenosis and stent fracture
    Ursula C Brewster
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:A45, e35-6. 2006
  83. ncbi Thrombosis of the superior vena cava and auxiliary branches in patients with indwelling catheterization of the internal jugular vein
    Han Li
    Blood Purification Center, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100020, China
    Chin Med J (Engl) 122:692-6. 2009
    ....
  84. ncbi Large thoracic aortic aneurysm and dissection with rare complication
    Nedaa Skeik
    Vascular Medicine, Minneapolis Heart Institute, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Ann Vasc Surg 28:1034.e9-1034.e12. 2014
    ..man who presented with a very large thoracic aortic aneurysm with dissection causing compression over the brachiocephalic veins and the mediastinum leading to facial and upper extremity swelling, dysphagia, and cough...
  85. ncbi Thyroid cancer with massive invasion into the neck and mediastinal great veins
    Shinichiro Motohashi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 53:55-7. 2005
    ..The patient has survived for more than two years after surgery, with good general condition...
  86. 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...
  87. ncbi Catheter tip position as a risk factor for thrombosis associated with the use of subcutaneous infusion ports
    Jo Caers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Laarbeeklaan 101, 1090 Brussels, Belgium
    Support Care Cancer 13:325-31. 2005
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the different complications of infusion ports in our population and to identify predisposing factors...
  88. doi Images in cardiovascular medicine. Bilateral vertical veins from a common confluence in supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection
    Lars Grosse-Wortmann
    Labatt Family Heart Center at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Circulation 118:e103-4. 2008
  89. ncbi Predicting arteriovenous fistula maturation with intraoperative blood flow measurements
    S S Berman
    The Southern Arizona Vascular Institute, Tucson, Arizona 85745, USA
    J Vasc Access 9:241-7. 2008
    ....
  90. ncbi Can carotid angiography be performed by vascular surgeons? A critical evaluation of indications, technique, and results
    Timothy M Sullivan
    Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 18:710-3. 2004
    ..Selective angiography of the extracranial carotid arteries remains an important adjunct in the evaluation of patients with carotid disease. This procedure can be performed safely by vascular surgeons...
  91. ncbi Mediastinal epithelioid haemangioendothelioma: a rare mediastinal tumour
    Ziad Mansour
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Strasbourg University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:122-4. 2010
    ..We present the case of this patient with the iconography, along with a review of the available literature concerning mediastinal epithelioid haemangioendotheliomas...
  92. ncbi Sharp recanalization of central venous occlusions: a useful technique for haemodialysis line insertion
    S Athreya
    Department of Radiology, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Radiol 82:105-8. 2009
    ..The technique was successful in all of the cases, with the line functional for a mean duration of 13 months. This technique can permit successful dialysis catheter placement in patients who have failed with traditional techniques...
  93. ncbi Proximal radial artery ligation (PRAL) for reduction of flow in autogenous radial cephalic accesses for haemodialysis
    P Bourquelot
    Department of Angioaccess Surgery, Clinique Jouvenet, Paris, France
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:94-9. 2010
    ..Juxta-anastomosis proximal radial artery ligation (PRAL) is a new surgical technique for reduction of excessive blood flow of radial cephalic fistulas (RCFs)...
  94. ncbi Complete resection of a complex glomus jugulare tumor with extensive venous involvement. Case report
    Sujit S Prabhu
    Department of Neurosurgery, The Brain Tumor Center, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 17:E12. 2004
    ..This is the first case report of a glomus jugulare tumor in which there was such extensive involvement of the venous system, requiring a multidisciplinary team approach for complete resection...
  95. ncbi Thrombosis of the left brachiocephalic vein after subtotal esophagectomy with reconstruction using a retrosternally shifted gastric tube: Report of a case
    Masato Maeda
    Department of Surgery, Shizuoka City Hospital, 10 93 Ohtemachi, Aoi ku, Shizuoka, 420 8630, Japan
    Surg Today 37:145-9. 2007
    ..The thrombus had disappeared completely by POD 38. The anticoagulation therapy was continued for 6 months and no recurrence of the thrombosis has been detected in the 4 months since its completion...
  96. ncbi Endovascular reconstruction of completely occluded left brachiocephalic vein in haemodialysis patients--tips and tricks
    Nour Eldin A Nour-Eldin
    Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Johan Wolfgang Goethe University Clinic, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 70:177-9. 2009
    ..Not only venous stenoses but also complete occlusions can be treated by endovascular techniques. Tips and tricks for recanalisation in these difficult topographic locations are presented...
  97. ncbi Distalization of the anastomosis: an effective treatment for dialysis access-associated steal syndrome
    Lorraine Corfield
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Fremantle Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Ann Vasc Surg 26:572.e11-3. 2012
    ..We report three cases in which an alternative approach of moving the arteriovenous anastomosis distally was used, thereby protecting arterial inflow to the hand. In all three cases, the steal resolved and the fistula remained patent...
  98. ncbi In situ cephalic vein bypasses from axillary to the brachial artery after catheterization injuries
    Narcis Hudorovic
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Sestre Milosrdnice, 10000 Zagreb, Vinogradska 29, Croatia
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:103-5. 2010
    ..After iatrogenic post-catheterization trauma of arterial system of upper extremity, bypasses from axillary to brachial artery with the cephalic vein with the in situ technique is a safe operation with satisfactory long-term patency...
  99. ncbi Partial absence of superior vena cava in an adult patient. Case report and literature review
    D L Tarnoki
    Department of Radiology and Oncotherapy, Semmelweis University, 78 a Ullöi Street, 1082, Budapest, Hungary
    Herz 38:785-9. 2013
    ..Owing to the absence of the SVC and bilateral brachiocephalic veins, caval hypertension developed in the patient, resulting in the dilation of cavo-caval anastomoses...
  100. pmc CT demonstration of the extracardiac anastomoses of the coronary veins in superior vena cava or left brachiocephalic vein obstruction
    Joseph Casullo
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Korean J Radiol 14:132-7. 2013
    ..These adventitial veins then drain into tributaries of the anterior cardiac veins or ventricular coronary veins...
  101. ncbi Consecutive, prospective case series of a new method for ultrasound-guided supraclavicular approach to the brachiocephalic vein in children
    C Breschan
    Department of Anaesthesia, Landeskrankenhaus Klagenfurt, St Veiterstrasse 47, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 106:732-7. 2011
    ..This study describes the US-guided supraclavicular cannulation of the brachiocephalic vein (BCV)...

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