Structure of superior thoracic artery

Known as: A. thoracica superior, Arteria thoracica superior, Superior thoracic artery 
An artery arising from the axillary artery that supplies the muscles of the superior chest.
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2013
2013
Penetrating trauma to the axillary artery and its branches is uncommon and associated with high morbidity and mortality. Open… (More)
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2011
2011
Despite the extensive use of pectoralis major flaps in reconstructive surgery, certain pectoralis major musculocutaneous flaps… (More)
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2011
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2011
The axillary neurovascular structures are one of the potential anatomical fields to show variations in many ways. The axillary… (More)
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2007
2007
The axillary artery is the continuation of the subclavian artery beyond the outer border of the first rib. The artery is divided… (More)
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2007
2007
This report presents double axillary and double brachial arteries on the right side of an adult male cadaver. In this case, the… (More)
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2004
2004
The variations in origin and course of the thoracoacromial trunk (TAT) and its branches were studied in 178 cadavers during the… (More)
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2003
2003
Tension zones are maintained by the interaction between selection against hybrids and dispersal of individuals. Investigating… (More)
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1997
1997
The superior thoracic and lateral thoracic arteries usually arise from the axillary artery as the first and second branches… (More)
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1991
1991
The pattern of arterial supply to the various parts (clavicular, sternocostal and aponeurotic) of the pectoralis major muscle was… (More)
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1991
1991
A case of congenital A-V fistula in the breast of a young woman is presented. The chief complaint was murmur when lying down… (More)
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