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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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2016
2016
An unusual variation of the axillary artery was reported in the right side of a 63-year-old female cadaver during routine… Expand
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2014
2014
Bilateral variations of the branches of the axillary artery were found on routine anatomical dissection in a 64-year-old male… Expand
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2011
2011
Despite the extensive use of pectoralis major flaps in reconstructive surgery, certain pectoralis major musculocutaneous flaps… Expand
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2010
2010
Being an anatomist as well as a plastic surgeon, I would like to comment on the blood supply of the flaps described by O’Dey et… Expand
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2007
2007
Knowledge of neurovascular variations is important for surgeons who remove axillary lymph nodes, to anesthesiologists, and… Expand
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2006
2006
Este reporte describe la presencia de las arterias axilar y braquial duplicadas en el lado derecho de un cadaver adulto de sexo… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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