axillary artery

Summary

Summary: The continuation of the subclavian artery; it distributes over the upper limb, axilla, chest and shoulder.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Does the arterial cannulation site for circulatory arrest influence stroke risk?
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1274-84; discussion 1274-84. 2004
  2. ncbi The right axillary artery approach for the Impella Recover LP 5.0 microaxial pump
    Thomas Sassard
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantation, Claude Bernard University, Lyon Cedex, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1468-70. 2008
  3. ncbi Bilateral case of superficial ulnar artery originating from axillary artery
    G Jacquemin
    , rue de Pitteurs 20, , Belgium
    Surg Radiol Anat 23:139-43. 2001
  4. ncbi Arterial inflow via an axillary artery graft for the severely atheromatous aorta
    Y R Baribeau
    New England Heart Institute, Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 66:33-7. 1998
  5. ncbi Outcomes after total aortic arch replacement with right axillary artery cannulation and a presewn multibranched graft
    Alexander Kulik
    Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63131, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:889-97. 2011
  6. ncbi Spontaneous axillary artery aneurysm: a case report and review of the literature
    Manmeet K Malik
    Division of Vascular Surgery, New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY 11355, USA
    Vascular 20:46-8. 2012
  7. ncbi Radiotherapy-related axillary artery occlusive disease: percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting. Two case reports and review of the literature
    M Farrugia
    Department of Interventional Radiology, Newham University Hospital, Romford, United Kingdom
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:1144-7. 2006
  8. ncbi High origin of a superficial ulnar artery arising from the axillary artery: anatomy, embryology, clinical significance and a review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 65:400-5. 2006
  9. ncbi Axillary artery cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass reduces cerebral microemboli
    Nasim Hedayati
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:386-90. 2004
  10. ncbi A unique branching pattern of the axillary artery in a South Indian male cadaver
    Kumar M R Bhat
    Department of Anatomy, Kasturba Medical Collage, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:587-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi Does the arterial cannulation site for circulatory arrest influence stroke risk?
    Lars G Svensson
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1274-84; discussion 1274-84. 2004
    ..We investigated whether axillary/subclavian artery inflow with a side graft decreases the risk of stroke versus cannulation at other sites during hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  2. ncbi The right axillary artery approach for the Impella Recover LP 5.0 microaxial pump
    Thomas Sassard
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantation, Claude Bernard University, Lyon Cedex, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1468-70. 2008
    ..We describe a new implantation approach to the right axillary artery with the aims of avoiding vascular problems due to atherosclerosis of the peripheral arteries and improving ..
  3. ncbi Bilateral case of superficial ulnar artery originating from axillary artery
    G Jacquemin
    , rue de Pitteurs 20, , Belgium
    Surg Radiol Anat 23:139-43. 2001
    ..So this was a rare case where the ulnar arteries originated from the axillary artery on both sides, but then followed different courses in the arm and, on the right side, the superficial ulnar ..
  4. ncbi Arterial inflow via an axillary artery graft for the severely atheromatous aorta
    Y R Baribeau
    New England Heart Institute, Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 66:33-7. 1998
    Strategy for severe aortic atheromatous disease identified by intraoperative epiaortic ultrasound remains to be determined. We used axillary artery inflow through graft interposition in an attempt to avoid potential embolization.
  5. ncbi Outcomes after total aortic arch replacement with right axillary artery cannulation and a presewn multibranched graft
    Alexander Kulik
    Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St Louis, MO 63131, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:889-97. 2011
    Several techniques are available for aortic arch replacement. We evaluated our experience with total aortic arch replacement using a presewn multibranched graft and right axillary artery cannulation for brain perfusion.
  6. ncbi Spontaneous axillary artery aneurysm: a case report and review of the literature
    Manmeet K Malik
    Division of Vascular Surgery, New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY 11355, USA
    Vascular 20:46-8. 2012
    Degenerative arterial aneurysms can occur in any vascular territory. However, they are exceedingly rare in the axillary artery. Complications of axillary artery aneurysms may result in acute vascular insufficiency and neurological ..
  7. ncbi Radiotherapy-related axillary artery occlusive disease: percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting. Two case reports and review of the literature
    M Farrugia
    Department of Interventional Radiology, Newham University Hospital, Romford, United Kingdom
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:1144-7. 2006
    Radiotherapy-related axillary artery occlusive disease is a relatively rare condition...
  8. ncbi High origin of a superficial ulnar artery arising from the axillary artery: anatomy, embryology, clinical significance and a review of the literature
    K Natsis
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Folia Morphol (Warsz) 65:400-5. 2006
    ..It originated from the right axillary artery at the level of the junction of the two median nerve roots and followed a looping course, crossing over the ..
  9. ncbi Axillary artery cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass reduces cerebral microemboli
    Nasim Hedayati
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 128:386-90. 2004
    ..Aortic calcification or disease requiring replacement precludes aortic cannulation. Clinical experience with axillary artery cannulation led to the hypothesis that axillary cannulation may be cerebroprotective.
  10. ncbi A unique branching pattern of the axillary artery in a South Indian male cadaver
    Kumar M R Bhat
    Department of Anatomy, Kasturba Medical Collage, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Bratisl Lek Listy 109:587-9. 2008
    b>Axillary artery divides into 3 parts by pectoralis minor muscle and classically each part has its own branches. There are many reports to show different variations in the branching pattern of the axillary artery...
  11. ncbi A rare variation of the axillary artery combined contralaterally with an unusual high origin of a superficial ulnar artery: description, review of the literature and embryological analysis
    Eleni Panagouli
    Department of Anatomy, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
    Ital J Anat Embryol 114:145-56. 2009
    ..a superficial ulnar artery of high origin in the right upper limb and some rare variations of the left axillary artery: Right arm: The superficial ulnar artery originated from the second part of the axillary artery, before the ..
  12. ncbi Cannulation of the axillary artery with a side graft reduces morbidity
    Joseph F Sabik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1315-20. 2004
    The axillary artery is our preferred arterial cannulation site when the ascending aorta cannot be cannulated. Previously, we cannulated the artery directly; now we use a side graft...
  13. pmc Endovascular treatment of iatrogenic axillary artery pseudoaneurysm under echographic control: a case report
    Daniela Mazzaccaro
    University of Milan, Italy
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:78. 2011
    Brief case report of the treatment of a large axillary artery pseudoaneurysm after a pacemaker using a left brachial cutdown and a retrograde delivery of a covered stent using ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance...
  14. ncbi Positional compression of the axillary artery causing upper extremity thrombosis and embolism in the elite overhead throwing athlete
    Yazan M Duwayri
    Department of Surgery Section of Vascular Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:1329-40. 2011
    To describe the spectrum of axillary artery pathology seen in high-performance overhead athletes and the outcomes of current treatment.
  15. ncbi Civilian penetrating axillary artery injuries
    Hardeep Gill
    Trauma Center C14, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Observatory, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa
    World J Surg 35:962-6. 2011
    The surgical management and outcome of penetrating axillary artery (AA) injuries is presented.
  16. ncbi Iatrogenic axillary artery injury from humeral neck fracture repair. A rare and unusual event in which and aggressive strategy was mandatory to save a child limb
    Gian Franco Veraldi
    Universita degli Studi di Verona, II Scuola di Specializzazione in Chirurgia Generale, I Divisione Clinicizzata di Chirurgia Generale, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Verona
    Chir Ital 58:247-51. 2006
    Humeral neck fracture is rarely associated with injury of the nearby axillary artery and in the English literature only 29 such cases have been reported...
  17. ncbi Use of saphenous vein graft in axillary artery cannulation
    Mahmoud Loubani
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1838-9. 2004
    b>Axillary artery cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass is becoming increasingly used for surgery of aortic dissections for reoperations and extensively diseased ascending aortas. This can be achieved either directly or with a graft...
  18. ncbi Axillary artery cannulation improves operative results for acute type a aortic dissection
    Yoshimasa Moizumi
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sendai City Medical Center, Sendai, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:77-83. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to identify preoperative and postoperative predictors of hospital death of patients with acute type A aortic dissection...
  19. ncbi Injury to the axillary artery, a complication of fixation using a locking plate
    A Khunda
    Sunderland Royal Hospital, England
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:1519-21. 2007
    ..We describe a case in which the screws cut out of the humeral head causing injury to the axillary artery necessitating urgent removal of the implant.
  20. ncbi Axillary artery cannulation: routine use in ascending aorta and aortic arch replacement
    Justus T Strauch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York University, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:103-8; discussion 103-8. 2004
    ..We report favorable experience with direct axillary artery cannulation.
  21. ncbi Axillary artery cannulation for arterial inflow in patients with acute dissection of the ascending aorta
    Senol Yavuz
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Teaching and Research Hospital, Duacinari 16330, Bursa, Turkey
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:313-5. 2002
    The axillary artery is an alternative site for arterial cannulation that avoids manipulation of the ascending aorta or aortic arch and provides antegrade blood flow during surgery for acute type A aortic dissection...
  22. pmc Surgical treatment of axillary artery aneurysm
    Omer Tetik
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ataturk Education and Research Hospital, Yesilyurt, Izmir, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:186-8; discussion 185. 2005
    Aneurysms of the axillary artery are rare and dangerous lesions that threaten the upper extremities with vascular and neurologic compromise. Most can be treated effectively with surgical excision and vascular grafting...
  23. ncbi Cannulation of the axillary artery for cardiopulmonary bypass: safeguards and pitfalls
    Michael C Sinclair
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18105 1556, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:931-4. 2003
    ..Favorable experience at our institution and elsewhere using axillary artery cannulation in treating type A aortic dissections has caused us to broaden our indications for using this ..
  24. pmc Direct versus side-graft cannulation of the right axillary artery for antegrade cerebral perfusion
    Levent Yilik
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Izmir Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Izmir 35360, Turkey
    Tex Heart Inst J 33:310-5. 2006
    Antegrade selective cerebral perfusion through the right axillary artery has proved to be a safe and effective method for cerebral protection in aortic surgery...
  25. ncbi Axillary artery injury from humeral neck fracture: a rare but disabling traumatic event
    Marineh Yagubyan
    Mayo Clinic, Division of Vascular Surgery, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 38:175-84. 2004
    b>Axillary artery injury from blunt trauma to the shoulder is uncommon. Fracture of the neck of the humerus is a rare cause of injury to the axillary artery. Four cases of axillary artery thrombosis from humeral neck fracture are reported...
  26. ncbi Incomplete circle of Willis and right axillary artery perfusion
    Päivi Merkkola
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:74-9. 2006
    The aim of our anatomic study was to assess whether the commonly used method of perfusion through the right axillary artery is sufficient in providing uniform distribution of blood to both hemispheres of the brain in patients undergoing ..
  27. ncbi Antegrade cerebral perfusion by axillary artery and left carotid artery inflow at moderate hypothermia
    Alessandro Mazzola
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, G Mazzini Hospital, 64100 Teramo, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:930-1. 2002
    ..during hypothermic circulatory arrest was obtained by combining right carotid perfusion through the axillary artery with selective perfusion of the left common carotid artery in ten patients...
  28. ncbi Case report: intraoperative management of extreme hemodilution in a patient with a severed axillary artery
    JianQiang Dai
    Orthopedic Intensive Care Unit, Liuhua Qiao Hospital, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Anesth Analg 111:1204-6. 2010
    ..No evidence of cardiac ischemia was noted and he was discharged in good condition. Extreme hemodilution can be successfully managed by maintaining a normal blood volume, 100% oxygen, and the use of plasma substitutes...
  29. ncbi Axillary artery transection after recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation
    Christos D Karkos
    5th Department of Surgery, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippocrateio Hospital, 546 42 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Am J Emerg Med 28:119.e5-7. 2010
    b>Axillary artery transection after recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation is extremely rare. We present 2 such patients. The first, a 62-year-old man, presented with acute ischemia and a large hematoma in the axilla and chest wall...
  30. ncbi Technical problems and complications of axillary artery cannulation
    Thomas Schachner
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck University Hospital, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:634-7. 2005
    Cardiopulmonary bypass via the axillary artery is frequently used especially in aortic dissections. With an increased use of this technique problems were recognized too...
  31. ncbi Axillary artery cannulation in acute ascending aortic dissections
    J D Whitlark
    Main Line Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Lankenau Hospital, Jefferson Health System, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 19096, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 69:1127-8; discussion 1129. 2000
    ..Arterial perfusion through the right axillary artery is more likely to perfuse the true lumen and should be advantageous in acute dissections involving the ..
  32. ncbi Anatomical studies concerning technical feasibility of minimally invasive axillocoronary bypass grafting
    J Bonatti
    University Clinic of Surgery Cardiac Surgery Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 14:S71-5. 1998
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the technical feasibility of minimally invasive axillary artery to coronary artery vein grafting in the human cadaver.
  33. ncbi Clinical results with left axillary to left anterior descending coronary artery bypass
    J A Magovern
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:561-4. 2001
    ..We have applied a modified minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass procedure, which uses a graft from the left axillary artery to the left anterior descending coronary artery in such situations.
  34. ncbi Minimally invasive axillary-coronary artery bypass
    J B Flege
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 3:238-40; discussion 240. 2000
    ..The aim of this report is to show that the axillary artery is suitable for the proximal anastomosis in minimally invasive coronary bypass operations.
  35. ncbi Should axillary artery to coronary artery bypass be part of the cardiac surgeon's armamentarium?
    Ahmad M Tarakji
    Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA 18105 1556, USA
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:65-8. 2007
    The axillary artery has been used as an alternate inflow source for revascularization of the lower extremities for four decades. Since 1997, there have been several reports of axillary artery to coronary artery bypass.
  36. ncbi Total arch replacement using antegrade selective cerebral perfusion with right axillary artery perfusion
    Satoshi Numata
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:771-5; discussion 775. 2003
    Right axillary artery (AxA) perfusion, which can prevent cerebral embolism caused by retrograde perfusion via the femoral artery (FA), was used for selective cerebral perfusion (SCP) as well as cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in aortic arch ..
  37. ncbi Long-term outcome after treatment of aortic graft infection with staged extra-anatomic bypass grafting and aortic graft removal
    J M Seeger
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainseville, FL, USA
    J Vasc Surg 32:451-9; discussion 460-1. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine long-term outcome in patients with infected prosthetic aortic grafts who were treated with extra-anatomic bypass grafting and aortic graft removal...
  38. ncbi Repeat axillofemoral grafting as treatment for axillofemoral graft occlusion
    Christine J Olson
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Mail Code OP11, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1364-7; discussion 1367-8. 2002
    ..In patients who are not candidates for aortic grafting, repeat ax-fem grafting is an alternative to thrombectomy. This report compares our experience treating ax-fem graft thrombosis with replacement or revision vs thrombectomy...
  39. ncbi Beating heart axillocoronary bypass for management of the untouchable ascending aorta in coronary artery bypass grafting
    J Bonatti
    Innsbruck University Hospital, University Clinic of Surgery Cardiac Surgery, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 16:S18-23. 1999
    ..We report on a preliminary series of four patients in whom the axillary artery was used as an inflow vessel for venous coronary artery bypass grafts which were performed on the beating ..
  40. ncbi The axillocoronary bypass. Blood flow and short-term graft histology in a porcine model
    J Bonatti
    Departments of Surgery Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 43:625-31. 2002
    Bypass grafts arising from the axillary artery may be indicated for complications during minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting, for redo operations and for management of a severely atherosclerotic ascending aorta...
  41. ncbi Needle placement and injection posterior to the axillary artery may predict successful infraclavicular brachial plexus block: a report of three cases
    Jennifer M Porter
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst St, EC 2 046, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 52:69-73. 2005
    ..We describe three cases of infraclavicular block where we used ultrasound to place the needle and catheter, observe type of muscle twitch obtained and local anesthetic spread after injection...
  42. ncbi Transpulmonary thermodilution cardiac output measurement using the axillary artery in critically ill patients
    Eran Segal
    General Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Anesth 14:210-3. 2002
    ..by the arterial thermodilution technique using only a central venous catheter and an arterial catheter inserted into the axillary artery, with conventional CO measurement with thermodilution using a pulmonary artery (PA) catheter (PAC).
  43. ncbi Minimally invasive subclavian/axillary artery to coronary artery bypass (SAXCAB): review and classification
    A S Coulson
    Dameron Heart Institute, Stockton, CA, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 4:13-25. 2001
    BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Subclavian/axillary artery to coronary artery bypass (SAXCAB) surgery is defined as a minimally (or less) invasive coronary revascularization procedure where one or more grafts are anastomosed to the second or ..
  44. ncbi [Anterior luxation of the humerus complicated by thrombosis of the axillary artery--a case review]
    K Edelmann
    II chirurgické oddelení úrazové centrum Masarykovy nemocnice Ustí n Labem
    Rozhl Chir 86:611-3. 2007
    The authors report on a rare complication of humeral luxations, thrombosis of the axillary artery. They present a literature overview to discuss possible causes and mechanisms of venous complications...
  45. ncbi Axillary artery in cardiopulmonary bypass: indications and results
    Fernando A Atik
    Instituto de Cardiologia do Distrito Federal, Fundação Universitária de Cardiologia, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
    Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 24:404-8. 2009
    To determine indications and results of axillary artery cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass.
  46. ncbi Use of medial arm skin as a free flap
    Sebat Karamursel
    Plastic Surgery Clinic, Ankara Social Insurance Hospital, Department of Anatomy, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:2025-31. 2005
    ..This may be because of variations in vascular anatomy, leading to confusion during dissection of the flap...
  47. ncbi The subclavian and axillary arteries as inflow vessels for coronary artery bypass grafts--combined experience from three cardiac surgery centers
    J Bonatti
    Innsbruck University Hospital, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck, Austria
    Heart Surg Forum 3:307-11; discussion 311-2. 2000
    ..During recent years they have also been used for special situations in coronary artery bypass grafting. We report on a preliminary, triple center experience with subclavian/axillary artery to coronary artery bypass grafting.
  48. ncbi Axillary artery transection following anterior shoulder dislocation: classical presentation and current concepts
    S P Kelley
    SSHO, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Wakefield, UK
    Injury 35:1128-32. 2004
    Injury to the axillary artery following anterior shoulder dislocation is a very rare occurrence...
  49. ncbi Atherosclerotic axillary artery aneurysm
    G Morris-Stiff
    Department of Surgery, Royal Glamorgan Hospital Ynysmaerdy Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taf, UK
    Minerva Chir 63:61-3. 2008
    True aneurysms of the axillary artery are rare, most pulsatile masses in the region being pseudoaneurysms...
  50. ncbi Endoluminal repair of axillary artery and vein rupture after reduction of shoulder dislocation. A case report
    M Zanchetta
    Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Civic Hospital, Cittadella, Padua, Italy
    Minerva Cardioangiol 50:69-73. 2002
    ..The lesions were repaired successfully with two cover stents (JOSTENT and Passager). Endovascular treatment of such vascular injuries seems to be feasible and safe, though further investigation is warranted...
  51. ncbi Endovascular stent-graft placement for the management of a traumatic axillary artery pseudoaneurysm-a case report
    G Levent Oktar
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Emergency and Traumatology Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 36:323-6. 2002
    A 24-year-old woman with a right infraclavicular gunshot wound developed an axillary artery pseudoaneurysm. She was successfully treated by using a 5 cm Hemobahn stent-graft with a diameter of 6 mm...
  52. ncbi Insidious presentation of axillary artery branch avulsion after trivial blunt trauma
    Zacharias Androulakakis
    Department of Surgery, Vascular Unit, Venizelion General Hospital, Heraklion Crete, Greece
    Injury 35:1211-3. 2004
  53. ncbi A case of intraoperative acute aortic dissection caused by cannulation into an axillary artery
    T Miyatake
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 42:809-11. 2001
    ..The dissection was caused by the cannulation into the axillary artery. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) showed the dissection during the operation and the ascending aorta ..
  54. ncbi Rupture of axillary artery and neuropraxis as complications of recurrent traumatic shoulder dislocation: case report
    Babak Allie
    Accident and Emergency Department, Trafford General Hospital, Davyhulme, Manchester M41 5SL, UK
    Eur J Emerg Med 12:121-3. 2005
    Gleno-humeral dislocations are frequent, but associated complete transection of the axillary artery has only been reported sporadically...
  55. ncbi Compression of the brachial plexus in a patient with false aneurysm of the axillary artery as a result of anterior shoulder dislocation
    Anthony T Helm
    Royal Preston Hospital, United Kingdom
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:278-9. 2002
  56. ncbi Transected axillary artery: unusual blunt trauma
    Misha Witz
    J Trauma 54:203. 2003
  57. ncbi Axillary artery injury secondary to anterior shoulder dislocation: report of two cases
    S Maweja
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Liege, CHU du Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 102:187-91. 2002
    Vascular injuries secondary to isolated shoulder dislocation are rare. Unawareness for closed axillary artery trauma by many physicians treating shoulder dislocations, counts often for missed or delayed diagnosis...
  58. ncbi Cannulation of the axillary artery in critically ill newborn infants
    A Piotrowski
    Intensive Care Unit, Paediatric Hospital, University School of Medicine, Lodz, Poland
    Eur J Pediatr 154:57-9. 1995
    The axillary artery has been successfully cannulated in critically ill adult and paediatric patients. There is little information about experience with this technique in neonates...
  59. ncbi Axillary artery aneurysm
    Sanjey Gupta
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Radiology, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Emerg Med 28:215-6. 2005
  60. ncbi Anterior shoulder dislocation with axillary artery and nerve injury
    M A Mohamed Razif
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur 50603
    Med J Malaysia 57:496-8. 2002
    We report a rare case of left axillary artery injury associated with anterior dislocation of the left shoulder in a 25 yrs old male as a result of a road traffic accident. The shoulder dislocation was reduced...
  61. ncbi Commentary on "Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: historical review and description of a re-engineered technique"
    Anthony Comerota
    Perspect Vasc Surg Endovasc Ther 17:215-6. 2005
  62. ncbi Giant pseudoaneurysm after proximal aortic surgery treated by means of redo axillary artery cannulation and use of an Endoclamp device
    Francois Dagenais
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Laval Hospital, 2725 Chemin Sainte Foy, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G5
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:208-9. 2005
  63. ncbi Arterioarterial prosthetic loop: a new approach for hemodialysis access
    Juergen Zanow
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Queen Elisabeth Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    J Vasc Surg 41:1007-12. 2005
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  64. pmc Recannulation of the right axillary artery for complex aortic surgeries
    Rahul Shetty
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Laval Hospital, Quebec City, Canada G1V 4G5
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:194-7; discussion 185. 2005
    Owing to the increased use of the axillary artery for arterial inflow during cardiopulmonary bypass, patients with previous cannulation at this site who require reoperation will be encountered more and more frequently...
  65. ncbi Endovascular treatment of an occluded axillofemoral bypass graft
    David P Slovut
    Department of Cardiology, St Mary s Duluth Clinic Heart Center, Duluth, Minnesota, USA
    Vasc Med 10:33-6. 2005
    ..Following balloon angioplasty and stent placement, the pressure gradient was eliminated. In conclusion, careful evaluation of arterial inflow to bypass grafts is critical for ensuring long-term graft patency...
  66. ncbi [One-stage coronary artery bypass and extra-anatomical bypass operation in a patient with ischemic heart disease and Leriche syndrome; report of a case]
    Takahiro Yamaguchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kawachi General Hospital, Higashi Osaka, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 59:153-6. 2006
    ..We selected a one-stage operation of axillo-bifemoral bypass grafting and coronary artery bypass grafting. The postoperative course was uneventful, and the patient was discharged on the 23rd day after operation...
  67. pmc Right axillary artery cannulation for surgical management of the hostile ascending aorta
    John Kokotsakit
    2nd Cardiac Surgery Department, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:189-93; discussion 185. 2005
    ..Arterial perfusion through the axillary artery provides sufficient antegrade aortic flow, is more likely to perfuse the true lumen in the event of ..
  68. ncbi Concomitant aortoaxillary bypass and coronary artery bypass grafting
    Takehiro Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2, Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 13:229-32. 2005
    ..polytetrafluoroethylene graft was attached to the ascending aorta and led to the proximal segment of the axillary artery via the pleural cavity. Patients were followed up for 2-10 years (mean, 5.4 +/- 3.4 years)...
  69. ncbi Detection and monitoring of complications associated with femoral or axillary arterial cannulation for surgical repair of aortic dissection
    Kazumasa Orihashi
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:20-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the incidence and complications of femoral versus axillary artery cannulation for surgical repair of aortic dissection and to devise a strategy for early detection and ..
  70. ncbi Which is more appropriate as a cerebral protection method--unilateral or bilateral perfusion?
    Teruhisa Kazui
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:1039-40. 2006
  71. ncbi Central cannulation in acute aortic dissection repair: what else?
    Fadi Farhat
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:547-8; author reply 548. 2007
  72. ncbi Cerebral protection: sites of arterial cannulation and brain perfusion routes
    Ricardo Ribeiro Dias
    Heart Institute of the Hospital das Clínicas, Medicine School of the University of São Paulo
    Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 22:235-40. 2007
    ..Antegrade cerebral perfusion associated with moderate hypothermia is today, considered the best option for cerebral protection...
  73. ncbi Acute intraoperative aortic dissection following axillary artery cannulation
    Chris K Rokkas
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital, 1 Rimini St, Haidari 12462, Athens, Greece
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:288-9. 2008
    We describe a 75-year-old woman who underwent right axillary artery cannulation in preparation for reconstruction of the aortic arch and the proximal descending aorta for athesosclerotic aortic aneurysm via a 'clamshell' incision...
  74. ncbi eComment: what is the best arterial cannulation site in a complicated patient with acute type A aortic dissection?
    Senol Yavuz
    Bursa Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Bursa 16330, Turkey
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:134-5. 2008
  75. ncbi Left axillary artery perfusion in surgery of type A aortic dissection
    Masashi Kano
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokushima Prefectural Central Hospital, Tokushima, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 14:22-4. 2008
    A left axillary artery perfusion instead of a femoral perfusion has the benefit of avoiding false lumen perfusion and atheroembolization into the brain, which is caused by retrograde perfusion in type A aortic dissection surgery...
  76. ncbi Chronic traumatic pseudoaneurysm of polytetrafluoroethylene axillofemoral bypass graft in a quadriplegic patient
    Rebecca M Grochow
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 22:688-91. 2008
    ..To our knowledge this represents the first case of a chronic nonanastomotic pseudoaneurysm of a PTFE axillofemoral bypass graft secondary to abrasion and pressure that was repaired via an endovascular approach...
  77. ncbi eComment: TEE- and guidewire-guided axillary artery cannulation. An option?
    Stefanos Demertzis
    Cardiocentro Ticino, Via Tesserete 48, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:289. 2008
  78. ncbi Axillary cannulation significantly improves survival and neurologic outcome after atherosclerotic aneurysm repair of the aortic root and ascending aorta
    Christian D Etz
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:441-6; discussion 446-7. 2008
    The impact of axillary artery cannulation (AXC) on survival and neurologic outcome after operation for ascending aortic disease was retrospectively evaluated.
  79. ncbi How should I cannulate my next acute aortic dissection?
    Francesco Santini
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:545-7; author reply 547. 2007
  80. ncbi Central cannulation in acute aortic dissection repair
    Yoshito Inoue
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:545; author reply 545. 2007
  81. ncbi Strategy for adult aortic coarctation complicated by coronary artery disease
    Yasuaki Fujisawa
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sapporo Medical University, South 1, West 16, Chuo Ku, Sapporo 060 8543, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:e41-2. 2007
    ..Successful management of aortic coarctation in a 45-year-old man with coronary artery disease is described. Tube graft replacement was carried out without cross clamping, under circulatory arrest with axillary artery and graft inflow.
  82. ncbi Axillary cerebral perfusion for arch surgery in acute type A dissection under moderate hypothermia
    Aristotelis Panos
    Clinic for Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:1036-9. 2006
    ..We present our experience for open aortic arch repair with continuous antegrade brain perfusion by means of direct cannulation of the right axillary artery, under moderate hypothermia in patients with acute type A aortic dissection.
  83. ncbi Cannulation strategy for acute type A aortic dissection
    Jayesh Dhareshwar
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:2340; author reply 2340-1. 2006
  84. ncbi Transapical aortic cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass in type A aortic dissection operations
    Shinichi Wada
    Aortic Center, Kawasaki Saiwai Hospital, Kawasaki shi, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:369-72. 2006
    ..concerns regarding complications caused by retrograde perfusion, the number of surgeons who prefer using the axillary artery as the site for cannulation is increasing. However, axillary artery cannulation also involves some problems...
  85. ncbi Axillofemoral fistula for hemodialysis access
    Petr Utikal
    2nd Clinic of Surgery, University Hospital Olomouc, Czech Republic
    Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub 150:179-83. 2006
    ..The authors describe the technique of axillo-femoral arteriovenous prosthesis interposition and evaluate their experience with this non-conventional access for hemodialysis...
  86. ncbi Usefulness of the axillary artery as vascular access for cardiopulmonary bypass
    P Mastroroberto
    Cardiovascular Surgery Unit, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 47:457-60. 2006
    In this paper we report our clinical experience with extended utilization of axillary artery cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and discuss the indications and the results of the procedure in terms of complications and ..
  87. ncbi [Current treatment of acute type A aortic dissection. Surgical treatment and treatment of malperfusion syndrome]
    O Fabre
    Unité de chirurgie cardiaque de I Artois, Centre Hospitalier de Lens, Polyclinique De Bois Bernard, 99, route de la Bassee, 62302 Lens, France
    Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 54:332-8. 2005
    ..Catheterization of the axillary artery, open distal anastomosis and systematic resection of the intimal tear are the main surgical evolutions of the ..
  88. ncbi Central cannulation is safe in acute aortic dissection repair
    T Brett Reece
    University of Virginia, Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:428-34. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that cannulation of the dissected aorta could be done safely with acceptable complication and mortality rates in this high-risk population...
  89. ncbi [Axillary artery cannulation with a Dacron graft for surgery of the aortic arch and ascending aorta]
    Jose I Sáez de Ibarra
    Servicio de Cirugia Cardiaca, Palma de Mallorca, Baleares, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:76-9. 2007
    Cannulation of the axillary artery is one possible means of establishing cardiopulmonary bypass during surgery of the ascending aorta and aortic arch. Use of a Dacron graft for cannulation has a number of advantages...
  90. ncbi Evolving arch surgery using integrated antegrade selective cerebral perfusion: impact of axillary artery perfusion
    Hitoshi Ogino
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cardiovascular Center, Aichi, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:641-8; discussion 948-9. 2008
    The study objective was to determine the impact of integrated antegrade selective cerebral perfusion with right axillary artery perfusion during arch surgery.
  91. ncbi Endovascular repair of traumatic injuries of the subclavian and axillary arteries
    P Castelli
    Postgraduate School in Vascular Surgery Department of Surgery, University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo 21100, Viale Borri 57, Varese, Italy
    Injury 36:778-82. 2005
    ..We report our experience with the endovascular treatment of these injuries...
  92. ncbi Repair of acute ascending aorta-arch dissection with continuous body perfusion: a case report
    Dimitri Novitzky
    Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 6:43-6. 2002
    ..proximal innominate, left carotid, and left subclavian arteries without discontinuing perfusion of the right axillary artery. A temporary clamp was applied to the femoral line, the aorta was transected, and a large Foley catheter was ..
  93. ncbi [Surgery for acute aortic dissection concomitant with preceding axillofemoral bypass to prevent malperfusion of visceral organs and limb ischemia]
    T Shimomura
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 57:385-7. 2004
    ..Sign of malperfusion of visceral organs was showed for several days after the operation but it disappeared without further intervention. Axillofemoral inflow of cardiopulmonary bypass may be effective procedure in these cases...
  94. ncbi Early disruption of proximal anastomosis of a PTFE axillofemoral bypass graft
    D P Arvanitis
    Department for Vascular Surgery, Sismanoglio Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Vasa 31:136-7. 2002
    ..Here, a case of an early disruption of proximal anastomosis of an axillofemoral graft is reported. Use of crutches was incriminated as the responsible mechanism...
  95. ncbi Combined median and medial antebrachial cutaneous neuropathies: an upper-arm neurovascular syndrome
    D Lázaro-Blázquez
    Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Clinica Universitaria de Navarra Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 44:187-91. 2004
    ..Recognition of this unusual pattern of nerve damage is important, since injury can be accurately localized to the midportion of the neurovascular compartment in the upper arm...
  96. ncbi [Arterial complications of thoracic outlet syndrome and pseudarthrosis of the clavicle: three patients]
    D Garnier
    Département de Pathologie vasculaire, Groupe Hospitalier de l Institut Catholique de Lille, Hopital Saint Philibert, 115, rue du Grand But, 59462 Lomme
    J Mal Vasc 28:79-84. 2003
    ..Endovascular treatment is not indicated. Optimal treatment of clavicular fractures is required to prevent the development of thoracic outlet syndrome...
  97. ncbi Is the axillary artery a suitable cannulation site in aortic surgery?
    T Schachner
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 45:15-9. 2004
    The axillary artery is currently gaining interest as an alternative to femoral artery cannulation in aortic surgery...
  98. ncbi Endovascular therapy for the treatment of arterial trauma
    Claudie S McArthur
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Box 1273, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 71:4-11. 2004
    ..Despite the potential benefits of this mode of therapy, its long-term utility will depend on our ability to overcome certain limitations associated with the technique, and on careful patient selection...
  99. ncbi Axillary artery and transapical aortic cannulation as an alternative to femoral artery cannulation
    Ko Watanabe
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tsukuba Medical Center Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:842-3. 2003
    We present an experience with axillary artery and transapical aortic cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass according to our indication. We could simply achieve antegrade flow using the two methods with satisfactory result.
  100. ncbi A true aneurysm of axillary-subclavian artery with cystic medionecrosis: an unusual manifestation of Marfan syndrome
    Sugato Nawa
    Department of Surgery, Okayama Red Cross General Hospital, Japan
    Ann Vasc Surg 17:562-4. 2003
    ..The patient underwent corrective surgery for the ASA aneurysm, and the aneurysm was histologically diagnosed as a true type with cystic medionecrosis...
  101. ncbi A rare case of aortic tube graft occlusion 35 years after coarctectomy
    Naoto Ashizawa
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Course of Medical and Dental Sciences, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki City, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1961-3. 2003
    ..The patient was rescued by an emergency axillofemoral bypass, and residual hypertension in upper limbs was improved by elective ascending aorta-descending aorta bypass grafting...

Research Grants1

  1. Portable pneumatic driver for counterpulsation therapy
    Paul A Spence; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The pumping chamber is connected to the systemic circulation by a short ePTFE graft anastomosed to the axillary artery. The CPD is controlled by a small, wearable pneumatic driver, connected by a percutaneous air line, and ..